Partial Nephrectomy Allowed By Anti CD20 Antibody Treatment for Renal Cancer Associated with Acquired Haemophilia A

DOI: 10.4236/jct.2011.23041   PDF   HTML   XML   4,489 Downloads   7,510 Views  

Abstract

The case of a forty-five year old woman is presented who consulted for spontaneous haematomas of the thighs. The diagnosis of acquired haemophilia A associated to renal cancer was retained. She received anti CD20 monoclonal antibody treatment allowing her to undergo partial nephrectomy 4 months later without major complication. One year after surgery there is no sign of tumour recurrence.

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T. Kullmann, A. Ankri, M. Bitker, S. Herson and O. Benveniste, "Partial Nephrectomy Allowed By Anti CD20 Antibody Treatment for Renal Cancer Associated with Acquired Haemophilia A," Journal of Cancer Therapy, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2011, pp. 308-310. doi: 10.4236/jct.2011.23041.

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