B. David Wilson, M.D.; Ellis J. VanSlyck, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The coexistence of lymphosarcoma and leukemias of lymphocytic origin is well established, but that of lymphosarcoma and leukemia of granulocytic origin is very rare. We are reporting the case of a 54-year-old white male who was found to have lymphosarcoma of the cervical and mediastinal lymph nodes proven by biopsy and treated by irradiation. Two years later, he was found to have chronic granulocytic leukemia. This diagnosis was substantiated by typical peripheral blood and bone marrow findings and characteristic leukocyte alkaline phosphatase stain. The pH1 was not found in marrow or peripheral blood. Rebiopsy of a peripheral lymph node reaffirmed
Wilson BD, VanSlyck EJ. Coexistent Lymphosarcoma and Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia.. Ann Intern Med. ;63:911–912. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-5-911_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(5):911-912.
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