Pleural thickening. An unusual feature of childhood leukemia.


Pleural disease is an unusual manifestation of childhood leukemia. Three cases are presented which illustrate a definite association between leukemia and pleural thickening. In two patients, there was bilateral diffuse pleural thickening and, in the other, there were unilateral pleural-based masses. Pleural disease may be the initial or only thoracic… (More)


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@article{Siegel1981PleuralTA, title={Pleural thickening. An unusual feature of childhood leukemia.}, author={Marilyn Joy Siegel and Gary D. Shackelford and W H Mcalister}, journal={Radiology}, year={1981}, volume={138 2}, pages={367-9} }