Rapid onset of chronic granulocytic leukaemia after treatment for Hodgkin's disease.

@article{Jackson1994RapidOO,
  title={Rapid onset of chronic granulocytic leukaemia after treatment for Hodgkin's disease.},
  author={Graham Hunter Jackson and J A Latham and Anne L. Lennard and Paula Taylor and Stephen John Proctor},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1994},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={193-5}
}
A 17-year-old white female presented with stage IVB Hodgkin's disease. After chemotherapy and radiotherapy she achieved a complete clinical remission and underwent an autologous bone marrow transplant (ABMT). 22 months later she developed chronic granulocytic leukaemia (CGL). Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis of bone marrow harvested at the time of ABMT did not show any evidence of the bcr-abl sequence that was detectable at the diagnosis of CGL. This case provides further information on… CONTINUE READING
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