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Hodgkin's lymphoma in Indian children: prevalence and significance of Epstein-Barr virus detection in Hodgkin's and Reed-Sternberg cells.
AIM This study was done to document the prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) in children of North India. METHODS 145 previously untreated children diagnosed with HLExpand
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Neutropenic enterocolitis is an acute, life-threatening inflammation of the small and large bowel, often seen in children with malignancies during periods of prolonged or severe neutropenia. DuringExpand
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Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in countries with limited resources; lessons from use of a single protocol in India over a twenty year period [corrected].
In the 1970s, survival rates after treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in children and young adults (less than 25 years) in India were poor, even in specialised cancer centres. TheExpand
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Hodgkin's disease in Indian children: Outcome with chemotherapy alone
To assess the efficacy of chemotherapy alone, using four cycles of COPP alternating with four cycles of ABVD in all stages of childhood Hodgkin's disease (HD).
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A retrospective analysis was performed on febrile neutropenic episodes in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) from 1992 to 2002. There were 222 febrile neutropenic episodes in 266 ALLExpand
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Etiology and outcome of oral mucosal lesions in children on chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Microbiological cultures were taken from oral cavity and blood in 100 mucositis episodes in 70 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Oral mucositis was commonest in neutropenic childrenExpand
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Pattern of Relapse in Childhood ALL: Challenges and Lessons From a Uniform Treatment Protocol
This retrospective analysis of 254 children less than 15 years of age treated with MCP-841 protocol from June 1992 to June 2002 was undertaken to identify the pattern of relapse and determineExpand
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Paucity of TEL‐AML 1 translocation, by multiplex RT‐PCR, in B‐lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in Indian patients
A total of 69 patients of B lineage ALL, 35 children (32 males, 3 females) and 34 young adults (27 males, 7 females) were studied by multiplex RT‐PCR to determine the relative frequency of t(9;22),Expand
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Diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation.
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a complex clinical syndrome with activation of the procoagulant and fibrinolytic systems along with inhibitor consumption. We discuss regarding theExpand
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Neuropsychological abnormalities following CNS prophylaxis in children with acute lymphatic leukemia
The pattern and prevalence of neuropsychological abnormalities in children receiving combination CNS prophylaxis (2000 rads cranial irradiation and intrathecal methotrexate) during therapy for acuteExpand
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