Decreased stainable marrow iron in chronic granulocytic leukemia.

@article{Sokal1986DecreasedSM,
  title={Decreased stainable marrow iron in chronic granulocytic leukemia.},
  author={Joseph E. Sokal and K A Sheerin},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={395-9}
}
Stainable iron was absent or decreased in 36 of 45 bone marrow biopsy specimens (80 percent) among 33 patients with chronic-stage chronic granulocytic leukemia. Decreased iron did not correlate with sex, treatment status, duration of disease, marrow cellularity, or hemoglobin level. In contrast, marrow iron was absent or decreased in 34 percent of biopsy specimens at diagnosis of acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (p less than 0.0001) and 31 percent of biopsy specimens from patients with Hodgkin's… CONTINUE READING