All trans-retinoic acid in the treatment of promyelocytic leukaemia - A case report

T. S. Hoe, S. K. Cheong, Noor Hamidah Hussin, K. W. Chum

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Abstract

A six year old Chinese boy with relapsed Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia (APML) failed to respond to reinduction with Daunorubicin and Cytarabine infusion. He was successfully treated with all trans-Retinoic Acid (45 mg/m2/day) orally. After four weeks of treatment, he was in complete remission. The side effects of all trans-Retinoic Acid were negligible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-227
Number of pages3
JournalMedical Journal of Malaysia
Volume47
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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Tretinoin
Leukemia
Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
Daunorubicin
Cytarabine
Therapeutics

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All trans-retinoic acid in the treatment of promyelocytic leukaemia - A case report. / Hoe, T. S.; Cheong, S. K.; Hussin, Noor Hamidah; Chum, K. W.

In: Medical Journal of Malaysia, Vol. 47, No. 3, 1992, p. 225-227.

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