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Case Report

T lymphoblastic lymphoma with BCR-ABL negative chronic myeloid leukaemia: a novel association

22 Apr 2021
Mahwish Faizan, Saadia Anwar, Rahat Ul Ain, Huma Zafar, Nazish Saqlain, Zunaira Rathore

Lymphoblastic lymphoma and chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) are two distinct neoplasms with different pathogenesis and clinical presentation. We hereby share a challenging case of a child presenting with fever, leucocytosis, generalised lymphadenopathy and massive splenomegaly. He was diagnosed as having novel association of concurrent T-lymphoblastic lymphoma diagnosed on cervical lymph node biopsy with BCR-ABL negative CML on bone marrow aspirate. The study of more such cases is needed for optimal patient management.

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