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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015, 3(4), 95-97
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-4-2
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A Case Report on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in A 10 Days Old Neonate

Prahlad Neupane1, Prasanna Dahal2, , Birat Acharya3, Sagar raj pandey4 and Ramesh Gautam5

1Consultant Paediatrician (MD) Bijayapur Hospital, Dharan-10, Sunsari, Nepal

2Clinical Pharmacist (Msc, PharmD) Bijayapur Hospital, Dharan-10, Sunsari, Nepal

3Physician (MBBS) Bijayapur Hospital, Dharan-10, Sunsari, Nepal

4Consultant Pathologist (MD) Bijayapur Hospital, Dharan-10, Sunsari, Nepal

5lab technologist (BMLT), Bijayapur Hospital, Dharan-10, Sunsari, Nepal

Pub. Date: February 27, 2015

Cite this paper:
Prahlad Neupane, Prasanna Dahal, Birat Acharya, Sagar raj pandey and Ramesh Gautam. A Case Report on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in A 10 Days Old Neonate. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2015; 3(4):95-97. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-3-4-2

Abstract

Although leukemia’s are the most common malignant disease seen in children, it occurs rarely in neonates. Only few cases of congenital leukemia have been reported in literature. We report here a rare case of congenital lymphoblastic leukemia in a 10 days old full term male neonate of normal home delivery who presented in the hospital with complaints of fast breathing and fever of 1 day duration. Initial clinical manifestation was that of Multi organ dysfunction syndrome due to late onset neonatal sepsis but was found to have acute leukemia on subsequent investigations.

Keywords:
Neonate Infants Acute lymphoblastic leukemia malignancy

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