Multicenter retrospective analysis regarding the clinical manifestations and treatment results in patients with hairy cell leukemia: twenty-four year Turkish experience in cladribine therapy.

@article{Haciolu2015MulticenterRA,
  title={Multicenter retrospective analysis regarding the clinical manifestations and treatment results in patients with hairy cell leukemia: twenty-four year Turkish experience in cladribine therapy.},
  author={Sibel Kabukçu Hacioğlu and Yusuf Bilen and Ali Eser and Serdar Sivgin and Emel Gurkan and Rahşan Yildirim and Ismet Aydoğdu and Mehmet Hilmi Doğu and Mehmet Yilmaz and Omur Kayikci and Anil Tombak and Irfan Kuku and H. Burak Celebi and Meltem Olga Akay and Ramazan Esen and Serdal Korkmaz and A Celebi Keskin},
  journal={Hematological oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={192-8}
}
In this multicenter retrospective analysis, we aimed to present clinical, laboratory and treatment results of 94 patients with Hairy cell leukemia diagnosed in 13 centers between 1990 and 2014. Sixty-six of the patients were males and 28 were females, with a median age of 55. Splenomegaly was present in 93.5% of cases at diagnosis. The laboratory findings that came into prominence were pancytopenia with grade 3 bone marrow fibrosis. Most of the patients with an indication for treatment were… CONTINUE READING