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Avascular necrosis of head of femur in a patient with cute promyelocytic leukemia

In Leukemia and Lymphoma
By: Abhyankar D.
Contributor(s): Advani SH | Nair R | Kapoor, Bhupendra | Menon H | .
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 37 Issues 5.Publisher: 2000Description: 635-637.Subject(s): LeukemiaDDC classification: 616.155 In: Leukemia and LymphomaSummary: 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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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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