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A 4-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia receiving maintenance treatment developed quadriparesis, facial palsy, difficulty in swallowing, and hypertension following a respiratory infection and candida septicemia. Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid was normal initially but later showed albuminocytologic dissociation, the characteristic finding(More)
This study examined renal function in 42 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treated according to BFM-95 protocol. Fifteen (group 1) were investigated longitudinally at 3 time points: before (T1), 4 weeks after (T2), and 2-6 months after (T3) consolidation therapy with high-dose methotrexate (HDMTX). The frequency of abnormalities in glomerular(More)
This study assessed whether glycosylated hemoglobin could be used as an index to distinguish between iron-deficiency anemia and thalassemia minor. Glycosylated hemoglobin was measured by high-pressure liquid chromatography in 40 ss -thalassemia minor patients, 20 iron-deficiency anemia patients, and 38 healthy controls, all nondiabetic. Median glycosylated(More)
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