MURRAY L. RICH, M.D.; LEON SCHIFF, M.D.
The combined occurrence of leukemia and pernicious anemia in one individual is undoubtedly rare. In 1900, Leube observed a patient with findings suggestive of both conditions, to which he gave the name "leukanämie." Since then a number of such cases have been reported, chiefly in the German literature. Sinek and Kohn1 in 1930 reviewed the reported cases and came to the conclusion that most of them were either a true leukemia with a macrocytic type of anemia, or pernicious anemia with a leukemoid (myeloid) white cell picture. They described a case which they had followed for two and a half
RICH ML, SCHIFF L. A CASE OF PERNICIOUS ANEMIA AND CHRONIC LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:252–258. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-2-252
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(2):252-258.
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