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Disseminated intravascular coagulation and congenital neuroblastoma.
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PMID:  1155089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A newborn infant with congenital neuroblastoma complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation is described. At birth the infant showed liver and spleen enlargement and shortly thereafter malignant cells were found in the bone marrow. On the fifth day of life the infant started to bleed and coabulation analysis indicated disseminated intravascular coagulation. Heparin therapy corrected the coagulation anomaly and irradiation and chemotherapy temporarily improved the general condition of the infant. The infant finally succumbed from tis primary neoplastic disease.
G Faxelius; A C Teger-Nilsson; S Wilhelmsson; L Aström
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1975 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-11-01     Completed Date:  1975-11-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  667-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / complications*,  congenital
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Liver Neoplasms / complications
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neuroblastoma / complications*,  congenital

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