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Hearing loss in chronic myeloid leukemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15761879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 12-year-old girl presented with abdominal pain, fever, and hearing impairment of 6 months duration. She had massive hepatosplenomegaly and anemia. On the basis of her peripheral blood and bone marrow findings, she was diagnosed as chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in chronic phase. Her hearing was assessed by brainstem evoked responses (BERA), which showed objective improvement in hearing with hydroxyurea. The rare occurrence of deafness in CML is reviewed and possible pathogenesis is discussed.
Rahul Naithani; Jagdish Chandra; N N Mathur; Shashi Narayan; Varinder Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric blood & cancer     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1545-5009     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Blood Cancer     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-06     Completed Date:  2005-07-15     Revised Date:  2009-01-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101186624     Medline TA:  Pediatr Blood Cancer     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, New Delhi 110001, India.
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MeSH Terms
Hearing Loss, Bilateral / etiology*,  physiopathology
Hearing Loss, Sensorineural / etiology*,  physiopathology
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive / complications*

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