Ph1 positive chronic granulocytic leukaemia developing in a patient with primary proliferative polycythaemia: Case report and literature review

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  • A patient with primary proliferative polycythaemia (PPP), who after treatment with radio-phosphorous, developed Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic granulocytic leukaemia (CGL) with typical bcr rearrangement but with a high neutrophil alkaline phosphatase (NAP) score is described. Other similar reported cases are reviewed. © 1992 Informa UK Ltd All rights reserved: reproduction in whole or part not permitted.
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    Author List

  • Majumdar G; Heard SE; Kabarowski JHS; Amin S; Pearson TC
  • Start Page

  • 423
  • End Page

  • 425
  • Volume

  • 6
  • Issue

  • 4-5