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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 64-66

Unusual case of bancroftian filariasis co-existing with chronic myeloid leukemia


Department of Pathology, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Preeti Rihal Chakrabarti
404, Akanksha Appartments, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Sanwer Road, Indore - 452 001, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.145028

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Filariasis, a tropical parasite infection, is a common public health problem in the Indian sub-continent. Occurrence of filariasis with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is unusual though there are case reports of leishmaniasis, malaria, and other vector-borne diseases seen in association with leukemias. Filariasis co-existing with CML has not been documented to the best of our knowledge and hence definitely needs a space in literature. We report an incidental finding of bancroftian filariasis in a 35-year-old female already diagnosed as CML.


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