P-ISSN 2587-2400 | E-ISSN 2587-196X
EJMO. 2018; 2(4): 258-260 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2018.0028

Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Diagnosed at the End of First Trimester with a Successful Outcome

Mehmet Baysal1, Elif G. Umit1, Ali Caner Ozdover1, Havva Sutcu2, Isil Uzun Cilingir2, Onur Kirkizlar1, Cenk Sayin2, Ahmet Muzaffer Demir1
1Department of Hematology, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey, 2Division of Perinatology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne , Turkey

The treatment and management of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) diagnosed in pregnancy can involve a wide range of difficulties and limitations. Thus, these cases are each unique and present challenges to physicians. The aim of this study was to present the case of a 24-year-old patient who was diagnosed with APL in the 14th week of pregnancy who was treated successfully with all-trans retinoic acid and chemotherapy.


Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Diagnosed at the End of First Trimester with a Successful Outcome. EJMO. 2018; 2(4): 258-260

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Baysal

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