Tag Archives: Paediatric ALL

Case 15 – summary

Paediatric ALL In this case, our child presented with a petechial rash.  This can present with a number of different diagnosis therefore a wide differential needs to be formed.  This includes: HSP – Usually a classical distribution of purpura, bruising … Continue reading

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Case 15 – update 5

Bone marrow aspirate confirms your suspicion.  Blast count >60%. Flow cytometry results: CD2 – 12% CD 3-8% CD7 – 12% CD10-86% CD13-2% CD19-60% CD33-1% CD34-71% CD64-2% hla-dr-76% TDT- 47% cd79a- 87% What would these markers suggest? In the UK which … Continue reading

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Case 15 – update 4

As suggested the blood film is suspicious of leukaemia.  You obviously at admit the child for further investigation.  You recognise the risk of tumour lysis. You decide to go ahead and perform a bone marrow under sedation. What other investigations/examinations … Continue reading

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