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A 62-year-old man was diagnosed with Ph1-negative acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. During induction chemotherapy, the patient experienced severe nausea, abdominal discomfort and profuse watery diarrhoea (five to six loose stools per day). The treatment was interrupted, and a colonoscopy demonstrated oedematous mucosa, with numerous raised …
Contributors All authors followed the patient. GD and PM wrote the paper.
Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.
Ethics approval Local Internal Review Board (Protocol no. 20140040750 – 18.11.2014).
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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