KMT2A-MLLT3 AML masquerading as JMML may disguise fatal leukemia

Ashraf Abdullah Saad*, Ismail Beshlawi, Mathew Zachariah, Yasser Wali

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We present a mortality case showcasing t(9;11)-positive acute myeloid leukemia/juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (AML/JMML) overlap to shed light on this lethal molecular subtype of AML. In this case, the flawed assumption that JMML was to blame impeded the prompt undertaking of appropriate treatment for AML in our 14-month-old patient. This article aims to scrutinize the catastrophic sequel of such an overlap in leukemia and refutes the contemporary diagnostic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-555
Number of pages3
JournalOman Medical Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019


  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Histone-Lysine N-Methyltransferase 2A
  • Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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