[Renal changes in acute leukemia in children at onset. Incidence and prognostic value].

@article{Taccone1982RenalCI,
  title={[Renal changes in acute leukemia in children at onset. Incidence and prognostic value].},
  author={A. Taccone and Bruno de Bernardi and Aurelio Comelli and Giorgio Dini and Marco Bartolini and A. Banderali and P Glorialanza and E Guglielmetto},
  journal={La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and surgical pediatrics},
  year={1982},
  volume={4 1-2},
  pages={107-13}
}
Microscopic leukemia infiltration of kidneys is a common autoptic finding in children for ALL before starting specific treatment. However, a palpable renal enlargement is uncommon. The authors have performed an intravenous pyelogram (IVP) in 139 pediatric cases of acute leukemia, 117 of whom ALL, the remaining 22 ANLL. ALL patients were divided in 3 groups; Group 1 was made of 18 children treated with IGG-74 protocol, independently by any prognostic factor; Group 2 included 46 patients… CONTINUE READING

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