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Lysosomal enzyme abnormalities in preleukaemic Sweet's disease: case report.
  1. M Judge,
  2. S E Moss,
  3. G T Besley,
  4. A C Parker


    Quantitative and qualitative abnormalities in marrow lysosomal enzymes, suggestive of acute myeloid leukaemia, were detected in a patient with Sweet's disease and monocytosis 12 months before she presented with acute myelomonocytic leukaemia. Biochemical characterisation of blood and marrow cell extracts may help to identify those patients with Sweet's disease and other preleukaemic conditions who are most at risk of developing leukaemia.

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