JOHN H. HORNBAKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
A number of instances of malignant lymphoma terminating in leukemia have been reported. In most of these cases the ultimate leukemic cell type has usually been one of a variety of the lymphocytic series.1, 2, 3, 4 However, a report published in 1954 concerned a patient with reticulum cell lymphoma whose final event was acute myeloid leukemia.5 We wish to add another instance of this unusual association by reporting a case of giant follicular lymphoma that terminated in acute myelocytic leukemia.
The patient was a 43 year old housewife whose first symptoms developed in April, 1950, when she
HORNBAKER JH. GIANT FOLLICULAR LYMPHOBLASTOMA TERMINATING IN ACUTE MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;53:221–227. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-1-221
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(1):221-227.
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