An autopsy study of eye involvement in acute leukemia of childhood.

@article{Robb1979AnAS,
  title={An autopsy study of eye involvement in acute leukemia of childhood.},
  author={Richard M. Robb and L D Ervin and Stephen E. Sallan},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={1979},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={171-7}
}
The eyes of 60 children who had died of acute leukemia between 1968 and 1977 at the Children's Hospital Medical Center have been examined pathologically. An attempt has been made to relate eye findings to the state of the systemic disease at the time of death. Eight of the 60 patients had leukemic retinal infiltrates and all eight had fulminant disease with terminal leukocyte counts over 100,000 per cubic millimeter and a high percentage of "blast" cells. Twenty-six patients (43%) had leukemic… CONTINUE READING