DAVID STEINBERG, M.D.
To the editor: To his compilation of "Premonitory Signs for an Impending Blastic Crisis" in chronic myelocytic leukemia, Dr. Theologides [Ann Intern Med 76:95-99, 1972] might add hypercalcemia. This complication has been seen in chronic myelocytic leukemia with multiple skeletal myeloblastomas (1) and can herald frank blastic transformation.
STEINBERG D. Premonitory Hypercalcemia in Leukemia. Ann Intern Med. ;76:670–671. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-4-670_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(4):670-671.
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