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Case Report

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Presenting with Priapism

Farhan S1, Anjum F1, Al-Qahtani FS2 and Al-Anazi KA3*

1Senior Medical Residents, Section of Hematology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2Assistant Professor and Consultant Hematopathologist, Division of Hematopathology, Department of Pathology, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

3Consultant Hemato-Oncologist, Section of Adult Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Corresponding Author:
Dr. Khalid Ahmed Al-Anazi
Consultant Hemato- Oncologist, Section of Adult Hematology and Oncology
Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital
King Saud University, P.O. Box: 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
Tel: 966- 011- 4671546
Fax: 966 - 011- 4671546
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: November 27, 2014; Accepted Date: December 16, 2014; Published Date: December 23, 2014

Citation: Farhan S, Anjum F, Al-Qahtani FS, Al-Anazi KA (2015) Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Presenting with Priapism. J Leuk (Los Angel) 3:171.doi:10.4172/2329-6917.1000171

Copyright: ©2015 Farhan S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Chronic myeloid leukemia is a chronic myeloproliferative neoplasm that usually presents with an elevated white blood cell count and an enlarged spleen. Presentation with priapism is rather exceptional and is usually caused by leukostasis due to hyperleukocytosis. Priapism in chronic myeloid leukemia is a medical emergency that requires local therapies, symptomatic treatment as well as specific measures aimed at rapid control of the leukemia in the form of cytoreductive therapy, early initiation of targeted therapy with tyrosine kinase inhibitors in addition to leukapheresis in order to decrease the elevated leukocytic count as quickly as possible. A young patient with chronic myeloid leukemia who presented with priapism to King Khalid University Hospital in Riyadh is presented. The diagnostic workup and the lines of management are discussed.


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