Preleukemic syndromes and other syndromes predisposing to leukemia.


Journal Article (Review)

The myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative syndromes are syndromes in childhood that may precede leukemia. Clinical and biologic features are reviewed in this article. Although rare, they offer an unique opportunity to observe the evolution of leukemia and give clues that are helping us to understand the leukemogenic process.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Schwartz, CL; Cohen, HJ

Published Date

  • August 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 853 - 871

PubMed ID

  • 3047657

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3047657

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8240

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-3955

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0031-3955(16)36513-0


  • eng