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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2013, Article ID 258028, 2 pages
Case Report

Daunorubicin, Cytarabine, and Cladribine Regimen Plus Radiotherapy and Donor Lymphocyte Infusion for Extramedullary Relapse of Acute Myeloid Leukemia after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

1Hematology Unit and Bone Marrow Transplantation Center, “R. Binaghi” Hospital, Via Is Guadazzonis 3, 09126 Cagliari, Italy
2Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, 09100 Cagliari, Italy

Received 3 July 2013; Accepted 29 July 2013

Academic Editors: D. J. Allsup and K. Kawauchi

Copyright © 2013 Marco Sanna et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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