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Acute myelomonocytic leukaemia complicated by an acute aortic thrombosis.
  1. K. W. Leong,
  2. J. J. Bosco,
  3. I. B. Shaik
  1. Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.


    Acute aortic thrombosis is a rare condition, occurring mainly as a result of trauma or atherosclerosis and occasionally secondary to hypercoagulable states. We report a patient with relapsed acute myeloid leukaemia who developed an unusual complication, acute aortic thrombosis.

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