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.
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STEINBERG D. Premonitory Hypercalcemia in Leukemia. Ann Intern Med. 1972;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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