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Chronic myeloid leukemia presenting with avascular necrosis of femur head.

Authors
  • Gupta, D
  • Gaiha, M
  • Siddaraju, N
  • Daga, M K
  • Anuradha, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2003
Volume
51
Pages
214–215
Identifiers
PMID: 12725271
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

We report the case of a 15 years girl in whom avascular necrosis (AVN) of right femur head was the presenting feature of chronic stable phase of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). To date, only three case of CML with AVN have been reported. So, in view of rarity of this condition, a similar case of CML presenting as AVN of femur head is being reported.

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