Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Mimicking Fulminant Periorbital Cellulitis

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PURPOSE To report a patient who was referred for orbital cellulitis but was finally diagnosed with acute leukemia. CASE REPORT A 17-year-old boy presented with fever, periorbital erythema and swelling mimicking periorbital cellulitis. He underwent empiric antibiotic therapy. Complete blood counts revealed leukocytosis with a predominance of immature blast… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bagheri2013AcuteML, title={Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Mimicking Fulminant Periorbital Cellulitis}, author={Abbas Bagheri and Alireza Abrishami and Saeed Karimi}, booktitle={Journal of ophthalmic & vision research}, year={2013} }