Carcinoma skin in association with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia; a case report

Authors

  • Syed Arshad Assistant professor , Department of Radiation Oncology, GMC Srinagar
  • Saquib Zaffar Registrar, Department of Medical Oncology, SKIMS, Soura Srinagar
  • Abdul Wahid Mir Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, SKIMS Srinagar
  • Manzoor A Bhat Associate Professor , Department of Radiation Oncology, GMC Srinagar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v16i3.32877

Keywords:

cml, hydroxy-urea, skin cancer

Abstract

Hydroxyurea (HU) is a cytostatic agent used to treat myeloproliferative disorders including chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), the long term use of which has been seen to be associated with multiple skin disorders. The purpose of this study was to report concomitant occurrence of multiple skin carcinomas in patients on HU & consider an alternative chemotherapeutic agent for myeloproliferative disorders.

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol.16(3) 2017 p.464-466

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Syed Arshad, Assistant professor , Department of Radiation Oncology, GMC Srinagar



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Published

2017-06-09

How to Cite

Arshad, S., Zaffar, S., Mir, A. W., & Bhat, M. A. (2017). Carcinoma skin in association with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia; a case report. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 16(3), 464–466. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v16i3.32877

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Case Reports