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J Korean Pediatr Soc. 2002 Jul;45(7):912-916. Korean. Case Report.
Kwon BC , Shin KM , Won SC , Lyu CJ , Yang CH , Kim HO .
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Clinical Pathology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.

Cord blood is a useful source of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells for bone marrow reconstitution. The number of umbilical cord blood transplants is increasing worldwide. In this a case 15- month-old boy with acute myeloid leukemia was treated with umbilical cord blood transplant from an HLA-3 loci mismatched unrelated donor. Granulocyte recovery greater than 500/mm3 occurred at day 49, and the platelet recovered greater than 20,000/mm3 independent of transfusion at day 81 after stem cell infusion.

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