NICULAE CIOBANU, M.D.; MICHAEL ANDREEFF, M.D., Ph.D; BIJAN SAFAI, M.D.; BENJAMIN KOZINER, M.D.; ROLAND MERTELSMANN, M.D. Ph.D.
The bone marrow aspirate from a leukopenic homosexual patient with Kaposi's sarcoma showed a minimal increase (10%) in the blast count with 25% of mononuclear cells positive for terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase. Flow cytometry study detected a hyperdiploid clone representing 47% of the marrow cell population. The findings are consistent with a lymphoblastic neoplasia in preleukemic phase.
CIOBANU N, ANDREEFF M, SAFAI B, KOZINER B, MERTELSMANN R. Lymphoblastic Neoplasia in a Homosexual Patient with Kaposi's Sarcoma. Ann Intern Med. ;98:151–155. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-2-151
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(2):151-155.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use