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Preleukemic states in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6940647     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases are reported of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia presenting with preleukemic states and 13 other cases in the literature are reviewed. Hypoplastic anemias, which transiently resolved spontaneously or with steroid therapy, were seen most commonly. Acquired hypoplastic anemias, even when associated with spontaneous resolution, may at times represent a preleukemic state.
R H Sills; J A Stockman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0008-543X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cancer     Publication Date:  1981 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-20     Completed Date:  1981-08-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374236     Medline TA:  Cancer     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anemia, Aplastic / diagnosis
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Leukemia, Lymphoid / pathology*
Preleukemia / diagnosis*,  pathology

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