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Congenital monoblastic leukemia presenting as jaundice, pleural effusion, and ascites: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21204663     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital leukemias are a rare group of hematologic neoplasms with a wide range of clinical signs and symptoms. Here we reported a neonate presenting with jaundice, pleural effusion and ascites. The total protein and serum albumin were markedly low at 48 and 12 g/L. Computerized tomography showed the density of liver was asymmetry with several hypoechoic regions. Initial blood routine examination revealed only thrombocytopenia while blood white cells increased to 30.0×10(9)/L with 17% blast cells several days later. Bone marrow biopsy showed the proportion of blasts and promonocytes increased and she was diagnosed as acute monoblastic leukemia.
Authors:
Xiling Wu; Lizhong Du; Xiumin Wang
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal and pediatric pathology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1551-3823     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230972     Medline TA:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.
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