Liver histology after current intensified therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: microvesicular fatty change and siderosis are the main findings.

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BACKGROUND During modern intensified therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) serum liver enzymes reach fairly high levels. Since no recent data on liver histopathology after therapy are available, we conducted a study of the subject. PROCEDURE Liver biopsy specimens were evaluated and serum liver function tests and lipid profiles measured… (More)

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@article{Halonen2003LiverHA, title={Liver histology after current intensified therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: microvesicular fatty change and siderosis are the main findings.}, author={P{\"a}ivi Halonen and Jorma Mattila and Tarja H Ruuska and Matti K. Salo and Anne M-T M{\"a}kipernaa}, journal={Medical and pediatric oncology}, year={2003}, volume={40 3}, pages={148-54} }