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Zhou Y.,First Hospital of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture | He C.,First Hospital of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture | Wu C.,First Hospital of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture | Xie X.,First Hospital of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture | Ma L.,First Hospital of the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture
Journal of Leukemia and Lymphoma | Year: 2014

Objective To study the clinicopathologic features,effective therapeutic regimen and prognosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Methods Two cases of HIV infection concurrent with leukemia, one with APL, one with CML, were studied and relevant literatures were reviewed. Results Case 1 was HIV infection concurrent with APL, ATO was used to induce remission, in the eight day of therapy, the patient died of brain disorder. Case 2 was HIV infection concurrent with CML, hydroxycarbamide and interferon were used to induce remission, three month later, state of an illness progressed to acute phase, after combination chemotherapy, concurrent with lung multiple infection (fungus and pneumocystis carinii), at last, the patient died of respiratory failure. Conclusion HIV infection concurrent with acute and chronic leukemia has poor therapeutic effect, and is easy to infect seriously. © 2014, Editorial Board of Journal of Leukemia and Lymphoma. All rights reserved. Source

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