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Acute appendicitis revealing a diagnosis of chronic myelogenous leukemia

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submitted on 2023-03-15, 08:01 and posted on 2023-03-16, 06:19 authored by Rita Ahmad, Elrazi Ali, Lina Okar, Orwa Elaiwy, Mohamed Abdelrazek, Yahya Mulikandathil, Mohamed Yassin

Gastrointestinal manifestations of leukemias have been well recognized. Typically, acute leukemias cause typhlitis or appendicitis more commonly than chronic leukemias. Our case points to appendicitis as possible manifestation of chronic myelogenous leukemia.

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Published in: Clinical Case Reports
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.3902

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Language

  • English

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Wiley

Publication Year

  • 2021

Institution affiliated with

  • Hamad Medical Corporation
  • National Center for Cancer Care and Research (Hamad Medical Corporation)

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