Successful unrelated donor bone marrow transplantation for Shwachman-Diamond syndrome with leukemia.

@article{Mitsui2004SuccessfulUD,
  title={Successful unrelated donor bone marrow transplantation for Shwachman-Diamond syndrome with leukemia.},
  author={Tetsuo Mitsui and Takako Kawakami and Dai Sendo and Michihiko Katsuura and Yukitoshi Shimizu and Kiyoshi Hayasaka},
  journal={International journal of hematology},
  year={2004},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={189-92}
}
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is a rare congenital disorder featuring exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, growth retardation, and bone marrow dysfunction. Reports suggest that nearly 25% of all cases are complicated with leukemia. Although stem cell transplantation is the sole option for these patients, successful results are rarely obtained. Poor… CONTINUE READING