Helper‐suppressor T‐cell leukemia: Unusual phenotype controlled with low‐dose deoxycoformycin

Mark J. Adler*, Robert Hershberg, Alice Yu

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Presented is an unusual case of chronic T‐cell leukemia. Immunophenotypic profile revealed the leukemia cells to express T4 and T8 surface markers simultaneously. The patient was treated with low‐dose deoxycoformycin and control of symptoms and lymphocyte levels shown to correlate with ADA and dATP/ATP levels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-210
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Hematology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 03 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • T‐cell
  • adenosine deaminase
  • deoxycoformycin
  • leukemia


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