Tumefactive intracranial presentation of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

@article{Forester2009TumefactiveIP,
  title={Tumefactive intracranial presentation of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia},
  author={Craig M Forester and Chi L. Braunreiter and Hasan Yaish and G L Hedlund and Zeinab A Afify},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={1230-1233}
}
In children, leukemia is the most common malignancy, and approximately 75% of leukemias are acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Central nervous system leukemia is found at diagnosis in fewer than 5% of children with ALL. Leukemic intracranial masses have been described with acute myeloid leukemia, but ALL presenting as a mass lesion is rare. We describe a unique case of an intracranial confirmed precursor B cell (pre-B) ALL mass in a 13-year-old girl that was diagnosed by brain CT, MRI and… CONTINUE READING

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