EUGENE P. FRENKEL, M.D.; MURIEL C. MEYERS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The reported instances of concurrent acute leukemia and pregnancy number approximately 100. By and large, this number is made up of isolated case reports and cases culled from reviews of the literature.1-8 The largest single series of cases of acute leukemia previously reported consists of four.7, 9 Most reports group both the acute and the chronic leukemias together (the latter group consisting of the greater number of cases), and, as most authors have pointed out, the experience at any one center is extremely limited. From this, one might infer that the management of such patients is only infrequently a matter
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FRENKEL EP, MEYERS MC. ACUTE LEUKEMIA AND PREGNANCY(ACUTE LEUKEMIA AND PREGNANCY*). Ann Intern Med. 1960;53:656–671. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-4-656
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