Article Abstract

A severe case of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in a primigravida recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

Authors: Sonia Joshi, Zachary Gandee, Rebecca Marlene Baron, Peter Chuanyi Hou

Abstract

The incidence of leukemia during gestation ranges from 1 in 75,000 to 1 in 100,000. We report a rare case of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in a 30-year-old second trimester primigravida diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) upon hospital admission (Figure 1A,B).