Relapse into blast crisis following bone marrow transplantation for chronic phase chronic myeloid leukaemia: a report of five cases.

@article{Cullis1992RelapseIB,
  title={Relapse into blast crisis following bone marrow transplantation for chronic phase chronic myeloid leukaemia: a report of five cases.},
  author={Jonathan O Cullis and David Ian Marks and Anthony P. Schwarer and A. J. Barrett and Jill M Hows and David Michael Swirsky and J M Goldman},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1992},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={378-82}
}
A proportion of patients receiving allogeneic bone marrow transplants (BMT) for chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in first chronic phase relapse; most of these relapses show features of chronic phase disease. We report here a series of five patients seen at a single institution over a 10 year period who developed blast crisis as the first sign of relapse after BMT for CML in chronic phase. The blast cells were myeloid in three cases and lymphoid in two. In one case the relapse may have occurred… CONTINUE READING

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