Abhyankar D

Avascular necrosis of head of femur in a patient with cute promyelocytic leukemia - 2000 - 635-637 - Vol 37 Issues 5 .

AVN of the head of femur is associated with various pathological condition and treatmetnmodalitites. A case of acute promyelocytic leukemia who was treated with ATRA, daunomycin, cytarabine and a short course of dexamethasone is presented. The patient developed with AVN of bone after 2 years of treatment. Whether this is related to ATRA is dealt with in the discussion.


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