Acute myelocytic leukemia in pregnancy case report and literature review: a case report

Miriam Chantal Pérez Díaz, Mariana Flores Acosta, Mixtty González Baltazar, Flavio Ávalos Gálvez, Coronado Rosales Aimee Amairani, José Maria Zepeda Torres


Leukemia is a rare entity in pregnant women, when it occurs it is usually of myeloid origin and acute course, its diagnosis and management remains a challenge because of the limited availability of information resources due to the low frequency of this pathology, the management decision will be carried out by a multidisciplinary team that includes obstetricians, hematologists, psychologists, involving ethical issues always seeking to improve the maternal and fetal prognosis and never forgetting the wishes of the patient and her family. We present the case of a woman in the fourth decade of life, with pregnancy in the third trimester in which acute myeloid leukemia was diagnosed and where it was decided by a consensus of specialists in hematology, gynecology and pediatrics, to prolong the pregnancy until 32 weeks and then start chemotherapy.


Pregnancy, acute leukemia, chemotherapy

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