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Early presentation of osteonecrosis in acute lymphoblastic leukemia : Two children from the Nordic and Baltic cohort

Mogensen, Signe Sloth; Harila-Saari, Arja; Frandsen, Thomas Leth; Lähteenmäki, Päivi M; Castor, Anders LU ; Kohonen, Ia; Schmiegelow, Kjeld and Mäkitie, Outi (2017) In Pediatric Blood and Cancer
Abstract

Osteonecrosis (ON) is usually considered treatment related in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). We report two patients with presentation of ON at the time of ALL diagnosis. Both were females and diagnosed with ALL at age 8 and 14 years. In the latter, some symptoms and radiologically verified ON in both knees were still present after the end of ALL therapy. No pediatric patients have previously been reported with ON presenting before initiation of ALL therapy.

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10.1002/pbc.26624
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  author       = {Mogensen, Signe Sloth and Harila-Saari, Arja and Frandsen, Thomas Leth and Lähteenmäki, Päivi M and Castor, Anders and Kohonen, Ia and Schmiegelow, Kjeld and Mäkitie, Outi},
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  keyword      = {Journal Article},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {05},
  publisher    = {John Wiley and Sons Inc.},
  series       = {Pediatric Blood and Cancer},
  title        = {Early presentation of osteonecrosis in acute lymphoblastic leukemia : Two children from the Nordic and Baltic cohort},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.26624},
  year         = {2017},
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