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An unusual case of acute myelomonocytic leukemia, with marked bone marrow eosinophilia and basophilia, is described in which there was cytogenetic evidence at presentation of acute promyelocytic transformation, with acquisition of the standard 15;17 translocation.


Journal article


Cancer Genet Cytogenet

Publication Date





359 - 364


Adult, Basophils, Chromosomes, Human, 1-3, Chromosomes, Human, 13-15, Chromosomes, Human, 16-18, Chromosomes, Human, 6-12 and X, Eosinophils, Granulocytes, Humans, Karyotyping, Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute, Male, Translocation, Genetic