Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 9, Number 3, March 2018, pages 77-82

Leukostasis-Related Fatal Cardiopulmonary Arrest as Initial Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Presentation


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Electrocardiogram with sinus rhythm, RBBB pattern and right axis deviation.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Patient’s chest X-ray with increased cardiopulmonary index and cotton-wool infiltrates.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Echocardiogram with dilated right ventricle and pulmonary hypertension.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Patient’s peripheral blood smear, with marked leukocytosis and left shift of differentiation.
Figure 5.
Figure 5. Interphase nuclei from peripheral blood smear positive for BCR/ABL1 rearrangement (fusion signals).