Osteolytic bone lesions – A rare presentation of AML M6.

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Geetha N. *
Sreelesh KP
Priya Mary Jacob
Lali VS
Rekha A Nair
(*) Corresponding Author:
Geetha N. | geenarayanan@yahoo.com

Abstract

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) M6 is a rare form of AML  accounting  for < 5 % of all AML.  Extramedullary involvement  is very rarely seen in this entity.  Skeletal lesion has not been described in AML M6 before. We discuss the case of  a 17 year old boy with AML M6 who presented with  osteolytic lesion of right humerus.  He was treated with  induction and consolidation chemotherapy. The present case is the first report in literature of AML M6 presenting with skeletal lesions.


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Geetha N., Dr. Geetha Narayanan Professor of Medical Oncology Regional Cancer Centre Trivandrum 695011 India

Department of Medical Oncology

Professor

Sreelesh KP, Senior Resident Department of Medical Oncology Regional Cancer Centre Trivandrum 695011 India

Senior Resident
Department of Medical Oncology

Priya Mary Jacob, Assistant Professor Department of Pathology Regional Cancer Centre Trivandrum 695011 India

Assistant professor
Department of Pathology

Lali VS, Medical Officer Department of Medical Oncology Regional Cancer Centre Trivandrum 695011 India

Medical Officer
Department of Medical Oncology

Rekha A Nair, Additional Professor Department of Pathology Regional Cancer Centre Trivandrum 695011 India

Additional Professor
Department of Pathology

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