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Between years 1993 and 1998, 113 children aged from 6 months to 18 years (41 girls and 72 boys) with first relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) were included in the study. All children were treated according to BFM-90 relapse protocol. Thirty-two cases were classified as very early relapses, 56 as early and 25 as late relapses. Sixty-one children(More)
Cytogenetic examinations were carried out in 40 children with acute leukaemia. In 18 cases karyotype changes were demonstrated, in 8 cases the karyotype was normal, in 14 cases no cell division was obtained and these patients were excluded from further analysis. In the group with karyotype changes in most cases poor prognosis indices were found, including(More)
Between 1998 and 1999, 36 children aged from 3 months to 18 years (10 girls and 26 boys) with first relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia were included in the study. The children were treated according to the BFM 96 relapse protocol. There were 24 cases with early (including 9 children with very early) and 12 cases with late relapse ( BM-20, local extra(More)
The infections caused by salmonella organisms in children with acute leukaemias are reported. Immunity depression caused by the main diseases as well as by immunosuppressing drugs lead in such cases to generalized infections with these organisms or local infections which were found in the reported cases in the skeletal system, or central nervous system. The(More)
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