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Leukemia in Children: General Symptoms

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Leukemia in Children: General Symptoms by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Oncology.


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    1. Blasts
    2. Leukocytosis
    3. Anemia
    4. Thrombocytopenia
    5. Neutropenia
    1. Mediastinal mass.
    2. Pneumonia.
    3. Hypertension.
    4. Acute renal failure.
    5. Liver metastasis.
    1. Hyper leukocytosis with normal myeloid precursor.
    2. Presence of blast cells.
    3. Hypokalemia and hypophosphatemia.
    4. Abnormally high myeloid precursors.
    5. Raised retic count.
    1. Single agent therapy with tyrosine kinase inhibitors for the BCR-ABR gene.
    2. Prophylactic intrathecal chemotherapy and/or radiation to sanctuary sites.
    3. Multi-agent intensive chemotherapy for 6 to 9 months.
    4. Directly go for hematopoietic Stem cell transplant.
    5. Radiotherapy.
    1. 80—90%.
    2. 50%.
    3. 60—70%.
    4. < 50%.
    5. 40% with stem cell transplant.

    Author of lecture Leukemia in Children: General Symptoms

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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