Akutní lymfoblastická leukemie dospělých – případ dlouhého došetřování bolestí kyčlí s překvapivým závěrem: kazuistika

Title in English Acute lymphoblastic leukemia of adults - A case of prolonged hip pain diagnostics with a surprising conclusion: Case report

HRABOVSKÝ Štěpán FOLBER František JUROVÁ Barbora ŘEHÁK Zdeněk DOUBEK Michael

Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Vnitřní lékařství
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Oncology and hematology
Keywords Acute lymphoblastic leukemia; Adult; Biological treatment; Bone pain; CAR Tcells; Osteolysis; Symptoms
Description Though acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common malignancy of childhood age, it is a rare diagnosis in adults. This disease often manifests with common and nonspecific symptoms, so it can easily escape an early diagnostics without a proper blood count examination. We present a case of an adult ALL patient suffering only from severe hips and thighs pain, without any significant blood count abnormities leading to the diagnostics. In the second part of the article, we summarize current highlights regarding this disease.
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