A heparin-like anticoagulant in an 8-month-old boy with acute monoblastic leukemia.

@article{Bussel1984AHA,
  title={A heparin-like anticoagulant in an 8-month-old boy with acute monoblastic leukemia.},
  author={James B Bussel and Peter G. Steinherz and Denis R Miller and Margaret W. Hilgartner},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={1984},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={83-90}
}
An 8-month-old male with acute monoblastic leukemia died during induction chemotherapy of severe bleeding refractory to repeated infusions of platelets and clotting factors. A heparin effect was suggested by prothrombin time (PT) of 26 seconds, partial thromboplastin time (PTT) of 94 seconds, thrombin time 240 seconds, and reptilase time 18.4 seconds, with… CONTINUE READING