Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation in Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome with Malignant Myeloid Transformation. A Case Report

@inproceedings{Park2002AllogeneicBM,
  title={Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation in Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome with Malignant Myeloid Transformation. A Case Report},
  author={So Young Park and Min Byoung Chae and Yee Gyung Kwack and Moon Hee Lee and Inho Kim and Young Soo Kim and Chul Soo Kim},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
  year={2002}
}
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is a rare genetic disorder of unknown pathogenesis involving exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and hematological and skeletal abnormalities. About 25% of patients develop hematopoietic malignancies. We report on a case of acute myeloid leukemia (M2) in a 21-year-old woman affected by SDS. She was treated with conventional chemotherapy (idarubicin plus cytarabine) and reached complete remission of leukemia. After induction chemotherapy, she underwent allogeneic… CONTINUE READING

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