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International Journal of Hematology

, Volume 78, Issue 1, pp 76–78 | Cite as

Eosinophilic colitis in a patient with acute myeloid Leukemia after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation

  • Takashi Ashida
  • Takahiro Shimada
  • Kazunobu Kawanishi
  • Junichi Miyatake
  • Akihisa Kanamaru
Case Report

Abstract

Eosinophilic colitis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the colon and peripheral blood eosinophilia.We report on a case of eosinophilic colitis in a 29-year-old woman with acute myeloid leukemia following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation from her HLA-identical sister.To our knowledge, eosinophilic colitis has rarely been reported in association with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.

Key words

Eosinophilic colitis BMT GVHD 

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© The Japanese Society of Hematology 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takashi Ashida
    • 1
  • Takahiro Shimada
    • 1
  • Kazunobu Kawanishi
    • 1
  • Junichi Miyatake
    • 1
  • Akihisa Kanamaru
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Hematology, Nephrology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal MedicineKinki University School of MedicineOsakaJapan

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