Medical Oncology

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 119–120 | Cite as

Burkitt-like blast crisis in chronic myeloid leukemia

  • Milica Colovic
  • Gradimir Jankovic
  • Vladimir Lazrevic


A case of Burkitt-like blast crisis in a patient with chronic myelocytic leukaemia (CML) is presented. To our knowledge, this is the first such case recorded to date. The patient had a useful response to combination chemotherapy.


Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Blast Crisis Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Lymphoid Blast Crisis Neutrophil Alkaline Phosphatase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Milica Colovic
    • 1
  • Gradimir Jankovic
    • 1
  • Vladimir Lazrevic
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of HematologyUniversity Clinical CenterYugoslavia

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