Biotinidase deficiency and juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in a Turkish infant of consanguineous parents

YETGİN S. , Aytac Ş. S. , Kalkanoglu S., COŞKUN T. , Ortmann C., Kratz C., ...More

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, vol.24, no.6, pp.453-455, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/08880010701451293
  • Title of Journal : Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-455


Here, a case is presented with two rare genetic disorders, biotinidase deficiency and juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, in a Turkish infant. This case may serve as a reminder that the diagnosis of a genetic disorder does not exclude the possibility of a second congenital but acquired disease. Copyright © Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.