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A Rare Case of Synchronous Presentation of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Lung Cancer

DOI: 10.4236/jct.2019.106039, PP. 471-475

Keywords: Synchronous Malignancy, Lung Cancer, Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Background: There are very few publications on synchronous presentation of dual malignancies in the literature. Occurrence of second malignancy in a patient with a known malignant tumor is not uncommon, though synchronous primary malignancies are unusual. Case Presentation: A 77-year-old man was diagnosed elsewhere as squamous cell carcinoma of lung came to our oncology department for further management. He underwent bone marrow evaluation with the suspicious of metastasis in view of pancytopenia. On bone marrow evaluation, found to have prominence of blasts more than 20%, which were CD34 positive and CD117 positive and. Conclusion: Here we describe an unusual rare combination of synchronous presentation of acute myeloid leukemia and squamous cell carcinoma of lung.

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