Bone-marrow transplantation in a patient with sickle-cell anemia

Journal Article

This report describes the conversion of sickle-cell anemia to sickle-cell trait by marrow transplantation (done for treatment of leukemia) in a child with both sickle-cell anemia and acute myeloblastic leukemia. It raises the possibility of using marrow transplantation to treat selected patients with sickle-cell anemia.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Johnson, FL; Look, AT; Gockerman, J; Ruggiero, MR; Dalla-Pozza, L; III, FTB

Published Date

  • 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 311 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 780 - 783

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-4793