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Congenital leukaemia: an unusual cause of stillbirth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3777983     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three cases of congenital leukaemia associated with hydrops and intrauterine death are described. The leukaemic infiltrates, which involved both the infants and the placentas, were of monocytic, lymphoblastic, and myeloblastic types, respectively. The general lack of recognition of the condition is probably due to inadequate histological examination of the stillborn infant and the placenta.
E S Gray; N J Balch; H Kohler; W D Thompson; J G Simpson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  61     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-18     Completed Date:  1986-12-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1001-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Edema / etiology
Fetal Death / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Leukemia / complications,  congenital*,  pathology
Placenta Diseases / pathology

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