ELSIE W. HOUSTON, M.SC.; WILLIAM C. LEVIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; STEPHAN E. RITZMANN, M.D.
Reports in the literature of various chromosomal abnormalities associated with leukemias continue to appear (1-9). The subject of this report is a white female patient with chronic myelocytic leukemia associated with an unusual chromosome pattern. Her clinical course has progressed very slowly and she has not as yet required treatment.
The patient is a 48-year-old white female, with a 5-yr history of gastrointestinal distress upon the ingestion of certain foods. Diagnostic gastrointestinal X rays and two chest X rays performed within the 2-yr period preceding the onset of the present illness constitute the only known exposure
HOUSTON EW, LEVIN WC, RITZMANN SE. Untreated Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Associated with an Unusual Chromosome Pattern. Ann Intern Med. ;61:696–702. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-696
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):696-702.
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