Colonic infiltration with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

  title={Colonic infiltration with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia},
  author={Andelka D Losavio and Alana P Bunnag and David T Rubin},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
Background A 75-year-old female presented with a 1 month history of nonbloody diarrhea, associated with abdominal cramping and urgency. Her medical history was notable for chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, diagnosed 6 years previously and managed expectantly by monitoring the patient's complete blood count. Over several months, the patient's symptoms progressed, which resulted in significant weight loss. The patient's course of disease was ultimately complicated by acute disseminated… CONTINUE READING


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