Successful bone marrow transplant for Fanconi anaemia in transformation

N J Philpott, J C Marsh, T O Kumaran, A Yardumian, M Lawler, S R McCann, E C Gordon-Smith, Mark Lawler

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Abstract

We present a patient who was diagnosed as suffering from Fanconi anaemia at the age of 36 years. At the time of diagnosis his bone marrow showed features of pre-leukaemic transformation. He received an allogeneic bone marrow transplant (BMT) from his HLA-identical sibling. The post-transplant course was unremarkable with evidence of trilineage engraftment at day +32 and no acute or chronic GVHD. He is well with sustained engraftment and no haematological evidence of Fanconi anaemia 18 months post-transplant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-3
Number of pages3
JournalBone Marrow Transplantation
Volume14
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1994

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Chimera
  • DNA, Satellite
  • Fanconi Anemia
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Preleukemia
  • Transplantation, Homologous

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