Review Topics:

  • HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION AND INFECTIONS. Guest Editor: Miguel Sanz More...
  • REVIEW SERIES: UPDATE ON FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA. Guest Editor: Corrado Tarella More...

Review Articles

INFECTIOUS AETIOLOGY OF MARGINAL ZONE LYMPHOMA AND ROLE OF ANTI-INFECTIVE THERAPY

Salvatore Perrone, Gianna Maria D'Elia, Alessandro Pulsoni
Abstract 3676 | PDF Downloads 844 HTML Downloads 2052 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.006

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BCR SIGNALING INHIBITORS: AN OVERVIEW OF TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH IBRUTINIB AND IDELALISIB IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

Lorenzo Falchi, Jessica M Baron, Carrie Anne Orlikowski, Alessandra Ferrajoli
Abstract 3551 | PDF Downloads 991 HTML Downloads 3230 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.011

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CURRENT STRATEGIES FOR THE DETECTION OF MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA

Juliana Maria Camargos Rocha, Sandra Guerra Xavier, Marcelo Eduardo Lima Souza, Juliana Godoy Assumpção, Mitiko Murao, Benigna Maria Oliveira
Abstract 3917 | PDF Downloads 902 HTML Downloads 4128 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.024

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THE GUT MICROBIOTA AND IMMUNE SYSTEM RELATIONSHIP IN HUMAN GRAFT-VERSUS-HOST DISEASE

Lucrezia Laterza, Gianenrico Rizzatti, Eleonora Gaetani, Patrizia Chiusolo, Antonio Gasbarrini
Abstract 3612 | PDF Downloads 816 HTML Downloads 13546 Untitled Downloads 0 figure Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.025

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SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION

Walter Ricciardi, Gabriele Giubbini, Patrizia Laurenti
Abstract 3206 | PDF Downloads 877 HTML Downloads 13322 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.036

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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CARBAPENEM RESISTANT KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE INFECTIONS IN MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES

Corrado Girmenia, Martina Canichella, Alessandra Serrao
Abstract 3883 | PDF Downloads 884 HTML Downloads 2045 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.032

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CMV IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION

Rafael de la Camara
Abstract 3750 | PDF Downloads 1045 HTML Downloads 2562 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.031

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PARASITIC INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION

Isidro Jarque, Miguel Salavert, Javier Pemán
Abstract 2900 | PDF Downloads 772 HTML Downloads 3686 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.035

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ANTIFUNGAL PROPHYLAXIS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Lourdes Vazquez
Abstract 3182 | PDF Downloads 855 HTML Downloads 1879 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.040

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ANTIFUNGAL THERAPY IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS

Alessandro Busca, Livio Pagano
Abstract 3570 | PDF Downloads 945 HTML Downloads 2063 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.039

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IMMUNITY TO INFECTIONS AFTER HAPLOIDENTICAL HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION

Franco Aversa, Lucia Prezioso, Ilenia Manfra, Federica Galaverna, Angelica Spolzino, Alessandro Monti
Abstract 3241 | PDF Downloads 565 HTML Downloads 1238 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.057

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LIMITED STAGE FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA: THE ROLE OF RADIATION THERAPY.

Andrea Riccardo Filippi
Abstract 2814 | PDF Downloads 593 HTML Downloads 2070 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.041

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THE ROLE OF AUTOLOGOUS AND ALLOGENEIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA IN THE NEW DRUGS ERA.

Francesco Maura, Lucia Farina, Paolo Corradini
Abstract 3350 | PDF Downloads 705 HTML Downloads 1773 Fig.1 Downloads 0 Fig. 2 Downloads 0 Table 1 Downloads 0 Table2 Downloads 0 Table 3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.045

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“IDENTIFYING HIGH-RISK CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA: A PATHOGENESIS-ORIENTED APPRAISAL OF PROGNOSTIC AND PREDICTIVE FACTORS IN PATIENTS TREATED WITH CHEMOTHERAPY WITH OR WITHOUT IMMUNOTHERAPY.”

Sara Martinelli, Antonio Cuneo, Gian Matteo Rigolin
Abstract 3451 | PDF Downloads 620 HTML Downloads 2975 Untitled Downloads 0 Cneo. Fig.1 Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.047

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INFECTIOUS COMPLICATIONS AFTER UMBILICAL CORD-BLOOD TRANSPLANTATION FROM UNRELATED DONORS

Juan Montoro, Jaime Sanz
Abstract 2619 | PDF Downloads 573 HTML Downloads 1286 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.051

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WHAT UNRELATED HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN THALASSEMIA TAUGHT US ABOUT TRANSPLANT IMMUNOGENETICS.

Giorgio La Nasa, Adriana Vacca, Roberto Littera, Eugenia Piras, Sandro Orru, Marianna Greco, Carlo Carcassi, Giovanni Caocci
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MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE IN ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA OF ADULTS: DETERMINATION, PROGNOSTIC IMPACT AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS.

Maria Ilaria Del Principe
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ZIKA VIRUS: A REVIEW FROM THE VIRUS BASICS TO PROPOSED MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Lorenzo Zammarchi, Michele Spinicci, Alessandro Bartoloni
Abstract 3609 | PDF Downloads 735 HTML Downloads 1939 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.056

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NOVEL DRUGS IN FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA

Giuseppe Rossi, Antonella Anastasia
Abstract 3280 | PDF Downloads 925 HTML Downloads 1403 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.061

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SYSTEMIC FRONT LINE THERAPY OF FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA: WHEN, TO WHOM AND HOW

Francesca Pavanello, Sara Steffanoni, Michele Ghielmini, Emanuele Zucca
Abstract 2832 | PDF Downloads 683 HTML Downloads 1625 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.062

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Original Articles

FEATURES OF ADOLESCENTS TUBERCULOSIS AT A REFERRAL TB'S HOSPITAL IN TEHRAN, IRAN

Ferial Lotfian, Mohammad Reza Bolursaz, soheila Khalilzadeh, Noshin Baghaie, Maryam Hassanzad, Aliakbar Velayati
Abstract 3406 | PDF Downloads 558 HTML Downloads 2774 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.005

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PREVALENCE OF HEPATITIS C AMONG EGYPTIAN CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE AND THE ROLE OF IL28B GENE POLYMORPHISMS IN SPONTANEOUS VIRAL CLEARANCE

Somaia Mohammed Mousa, Mona Kamal El-Ghamrawy, Heba Gouda, Mervat Khorshied, Dina Ahmed, Hala Shiba
Abstract 3439 | PDF Downloads 496 HTML Downloads 2343 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.007

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CYTOKINE RESPONSE ASSOCIATED WITH HEPATITIS C VIRUS CLEARANCE IN HIV COINFECTED PATIENTS INITIATING PEG INTERFERON-? BASED THERAPY.

Truong Tam Nguyen, Reihani Niloofar, Pierre-Alain Rubbo, Kuster Nils, Karine Bollore, Jacques Ducos, Georges-Philippe Pageaux, Jacques Reynes, Philippe Van de Perre, Edouard Tuaillon
Abstract 2553 | PDF Downloads 528 HTML Downloads 1942 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.003

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TREATMENT WITH LOW-DOSE CYTARABINE IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (AGE 70 YEARS OR OLDER) WITH ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA: A SINGLE INSTITUTION EXPERIENCE

Maël Heiblig, Mohamed Elhamri, Isabelle Tigaud, Adriana Plesa, Fiorenza Barraco, Hélène Labussière, Sophie Ducastelle, Mauricette Michallet, Franck Nicolini, Claudiu Plesa, Eric Wattel, Gilles Salles, Xavier Thomas
Abstract 6074 | PDF Downloads 912 HTML Downloads 1529 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.009

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PATIENTS REFERRED FOR BLEEDING SYMPTOMS OF UNKNOWN CAUSE: DOES EVALUATION OF THROMBIN GENERATION CONTRIBUTE TO DIAGNOSIS?

Elena Holm, Eva Zetterberg, Susanna Lövdahl, Erik Berntorp
Abstract 3248 | PDF Downloads 494 HTML Downloads 1449 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.014

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HEMOGLOBIN ANALYSIS IN THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE

PEERAPON WONG
Abstract 2558 | PDF Downloads 557 HTML Downloads 2785 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.012

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IMPACT OF MANNOSE-BINDING PROTEIN GENE POLYMORPHISMS IN OMANI SICKLE CELL DISEASE PATIENTS

Mathew Zachariah, Anil Pathare
Abstract 2736 | PDF Downloads 459 HTML Downloads 1452 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.013

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PREVALENCE OF SICKLE CELL TRAIT IN THE SOUTHERN SUBURBS OF BEIRUT, LEBANON

Abdel Badih El Ariss, Mohamad Younes, Jad Matar, Zeina Berjaoui
Abstract 3222 | PDF Downloads 570 HTML Downloads 18817 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.015

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CANDIDA ASSOCIATED BLOODSTREAM INFECTIONS IN PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY PATIENTS: SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE

Dilek Gurlek Gokcebay, Nese Yarali, Pamir Isik, Cengiz Bayram, Aslinur Ozkaya-Parlakay, Abdurrahman Kara, Bahattin Tunç
Abstract 3586 | PDF Downloads 489 HTML Downloads 1166 Table1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.018

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CUTANEOUS HYPERPIGMENTATION IN MEGALOBLASTIC ANEMIA: A FIVE YEAR RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW.

Somanath Padhi, RajLaxmi Sarangi, Anita Ramdas, Kandasamy Ravichandran, Renu G’Boy Varghese, Thomas Alexander, George Kurien, Sudhagar Mookkappan
Abstract 3619 | PDF Downloads 614 HTML Downloads 11735 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.021

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MOLECULAR HETEROGENEITY OF GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY IN BURKINA FASO: G-6-PD BETICA SELMA AND SANTAMARIA IN PEOPLE WITH SYMPTOMATIC MALARIA IN OUAGADOUGOU

Abdoul Karim OUATTARA, Pouiré YAMEOGO, Birama DIARRA, Dorcas OBIRI-YEBOAH, Albert Theophane YONLI, Tegwindé Rebeca COMPAORE, Serge Théophile SOUBEIGA, Florencia Wenkuuni DJIGMA, Jacques Simpore
Abstract 3524 | PDF Downloads 540 HTML Downloads 1065 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.029

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CLINICAL AND LABORATORY CHARACTERISTICS OF DENGUE-ORIENTI TSUTSUGAMUSHI CO-INFECTION FROM A TERTIARY CARE CENTER IN SOUTH INDIA

Aneesh Basheer, Nayyar Iqbal, Sudhagar Mookkappan, Patricia Anitha, Shashikala Nair, Reba Kanungo, Ravichandran Kandasamy
Abstract 3876 | PDF Downloads 538 HTML Downloads 1189 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.028

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BISPHOSPHONATES IN LANGERHANS CELL HISTIOCYTOSIS: AN INTERNATIONAL RETROSPECTIVE CASE SERIES

Deepak Chellapandian, Polyzois Makras, Gregory Kaltsas, Cor van den Bos, Lamia Naccache, Raajit Rampal, Anne-Sophie Carret, Sheila Weitzman, R. Maarten Egeler, Oussama Abla
Abstract 2939 | PDF Downloads 684 HTML Downloads 905 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.033

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DETECTION OF OCCULT GLOMERULAR DYSFUNCTION IN GLUCOSE SIX PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY ANEMIA

Gehan Abdel Hakeem, Emad Abdel Naem, Salwa Swelam, Laila Aboul Fotoh, Abdel Azeem Al Mazary, Ashraf Abdel Fadeil, Asmaa Abdel Hafez
Abstract 3029 | PDF Downloads 721 HTML Downloads 1462 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.038

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EFFECTS OF FACTOR XIII DEFICIENCY ON THROMBOELASTOGRAPHY. THROMBELASTOGRAPHY WITH CALCIUM AND LYSIS BY ADDITION OF STREPTOKINASE IS MORE SENSITIVE THAN SOLUBILITY TESTS

Marta E Martinuzzo
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SEROPOSITIVITY OF HEPATITIS B AND C AMONG SYRIAN MULTITRANSFUSED PATIENTS WITH HEMOGLOBINOPATHY

Widad Yazaji, Wafa Habbal, Fawza Monem
Abstract 2460 | PDF Downloads 398 HTML Downloads 1022 Cover Letter Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.046

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OUTCOME OF CANDIDA PARAPSILOSIS COMPLEX INFECTIONS TREATED WITH CASPOFUNGIN IN CHILDREN

İlker Devrim, Rana İşgüder, Hasan Ağın, Nuri Bayram, Gökhan Ceylan, Yüce Ayhan, Özlem Saraç Sandal, Ferhat Sarı, Ahu Kara, Mine Düzgöl
Abstract 3150 | PDF Downloads 431 HTML Downloads 754 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.042

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MILD BLEEDERS: DIAGNOSIS IS ELUSIVE IN LARGE NUMBER OF PATIENTS

Mrinalini kotru, Deepti Mutereja, Abhishek Purohit, Seema Tyagi, Manoranjan Mahapatra, Renu Saxena, Hara Prasad Pati
Abstract 2720 | PDF Downloads 399 HTML Downloads 618 Figure 1 Distribution of the various causes of mild bleeding (in %) in males and females Downloads 0 Figure 2 Age and Sex distribution of patients with Bleeding disorders- Unclassified Downloads 0 Table : Distribution of the sites of bleeding and their causes Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.049

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ALLOGENEIC HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION FOR ADULT PATIENTS WITH FANCONI ANEMIA.

hosein kamranzadeh fumani, Mohammad Zokaasadi, Amir Kasaeian, Kamran Alimoghaddam, Asadollah Mousavi, Babak Bahar, Mohammad Vaezi, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh
Abstract 3364 | PDF Downloads 506 HTML Downloads 658 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.054

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30 YEARS RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF TUBERCULOSIS CASES IN A TUBERCULOSIS DISPENSARY IN BURSA/NILUFER, TURKEY (1985-2014)

Kayıhan PALA, Harika GERÇEK, Tuncay AYDIN TAŞ, Rukiye ÇAKIR, Sedef ÖZGÜÇ, Timur YILDIZ
Abstract 2721 | PDF Downloads 480 HTML Downloads 1520 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.059

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Follicular Lymphoma: A Clinicopathological Analysis from a Tertiary care Institute in Southern India

Mary Theresa Sylvia, Biswajit Dey, Debdatta Basu, Sajini Elizabeth Jacob, Rakhee Kar, Biswajit Dubashi
Abstract 2596 | PDF Downloads 429 HTML Downloads 2755 Figure 1a and 1b Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Figure 3 Downloads 0 Figure 4 Downloads 0 Figure 5 Downloads 0 Tables 1-5 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.060

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Scientific Letters

The diagnostic approach to central adrenocortical insufficiency (CAI) in thalassemia

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Heba Elsedfy, Ashraf T Soliman
Abstract 2491 | PDF Downloads 445 HTML Downloads 2575 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.026

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Case Reports

Refractory Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Cytomegalovirus Infection: A Call for a Change in the Current Guidelines

Alex Shimanovsky, Devbala Patel, Jeffrey Wasser
Abstract 3464 | PDF Downloads 721 HTML Downloads 2005 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.010

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Coexistence of P190 BCR/ABL transcript and CALR 52-bp deletion in chronic myeloid leukemia blast crisis: a case report

najmaldin saki, Mohammad Seghatoleslami, Neda Ketabchi, Alireza Ordo, Javad Mohammadi-Asl, Neda Golchin
Abstract 2614 | PDF Downloads 509 HTML Downloads 2361 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.002

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Life-threatening autoimmune hemolytic anemia and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: successful seletive splenic artery embolization

matteo molica, Fulvio Massaro, Giorgia Annechini, Erminia Baldacci, Gianna maria D'elia, Riccardo Rosati, Silvia maria trisolini, Paola Volpicelli, Robin Foà, Saveria Capria
Abstract 2795 | PDF Downloads 620 HTML Downloads 2159 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.020

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Severe acute axonal neuropathy following treatment with arsenic trioxide for acute promyelocytic leukemia: a case report

Marcus Kuhn, Mithia Nabergoj, Kety Sammartin, Fabrizio Vianello
Abstract 2860 | PDF Downloads 571 HTML Downloads 1230 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.023

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Massive pulmonary embolism at the onset of acute promyelocytic leukemia

Federica Sorà, Patrizia Chiusolo, Luca Laurenti
Abstract 2750 | PDF Downloads 525 HTML Downloads 1483 figure 1 Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.027

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Hyperhemolytic Syndrome complicating a Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction due to anti-P1 alloimmunization, in a pregnant woman with HbO-Arab?-thalassemia

Zoe Bezirgiannidou, Anna Christoforidou, Eftychia Kontekaki, Athanasios Anastasiadis, Spyros Papamichos, Helen Menexidou, Dimitrios Margaritis, George Martinis, Elpidoforos Mandadakis
Abstract 2477 | PDF Downloads 463 HTML Downloads 1023 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.053

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Diagnosis of del(5q) MDS, 14 years after JAK-2 positive PV appearance: complete remission of both diseases with lenalidomide monotherapy

Antonella Vaccarino, Irene Dogliotti, Fabio Marletto, Andrea Demarchi, Mario Bazzan
Abstract 2335 | PDF Downloads 433 HTML Downloads 1161 Blood Count trend before and during lenalidomide treatment Downloads 0 Light micrograph of bone marrow biopsy of a patient with PV and 5q deletion Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.050

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MJHID Educational Clinical Cases

Anemia in the elderly: not always what it seems.

Marco Cerrano, Elena Crisà, Valentina Giai, Mario Boccadoro, Dario Ferrero
Abstract 2795 | PDF Downloads 649 HTML Downloads 1569 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 1 revised Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.017

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Letters to the Editor

Ponatinib induced improvement of cutaneous lesions associated to accelerated phase of Ph-positive chronic myeloid leukemia

Massimo Breccia, Gioia Colafigli, Luisa Quattrocchi, elisabetta abruzzese, giuliana alimena
Abstract 2329 | PDF Downloads 408 HTML Downloads 1777 figure 1 Downloads 0 figure 2 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2016.016

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