Indications of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Complications of Allogeneic BMT in Acute Leukemia

In this article, we will discuss the Indications of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Complications of Allogeneic BMT in Acute Leukemia. So, let’s get started.

Indications of Bone Marrow Transplantation

  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia in first remission
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (common pre-B type) in second remission
  • T and B cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia in first remission

Complications of Allogeneic BMT

  • Mucositis
  • Cataract formation
  • Infection (viral, bacterial, and fungal)
  • Acute graft versus host disease
  • Pneumonitis
  • Chronic graft versus host disease
  • Secondary malignant disease
  • Infertility

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