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OBJECTIVE Children with Down's Syndrome (DS) have a high risk for leukemia and need special clinical management. For this reason we have reviewed our experience. PATIENTS AND METHODS All children with DS diagnosed a having acute leukemia during a 21-year period were reviewed retrospectively. Treatment was administered according to current protocols in our(More)
OBJECTIVE Central nervous system (CNS) tumors are the most frequent solid tumors in children. Twelve to twenty percent are diagnosed in patients younger than two years of age and these patient present more morbidity and mortality due to the illness and the treatment itself. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study of CNS tumors in children younger than(More)
INTRODUCTION Neonatal transient myeloproliferative disorder and acute megakaryoblastic leukaemia of Down syndrome are considered different manifestations of the same disease. In most cases, transient myeloproliferative disorders require no treatment, while acute megakaryoblastic leukaemia of Down's syndrome is characterised by an increased sensitivity to(More)
OBJECTIVE We comment and update the surgical treatment for pulmonary metastases (PM) within a multidisciplinary approach for paediatric cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS We analyse patients with PM who have been operated between 1976-1996. Scientific literature published in the last 25 years (Cancerlit and Medline) was reviewed. RESULTS PM from 13 patients(More)
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