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Neonatal Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Case Report

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1110018, PP. 1-4

Subject Areas: Pediatrics, Hematology

Keywords: Leukemia, Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Myeloblastic Leukemia, Neonatal

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Congenital leukemia is rare and represents less than 1% of childhood leukemia. The newborn is not the elective patient of this pathology, but its occurrence at an early age is rare with a clinical presentation, sometimes atypical, must be highlighted, as well as their biological characteristics and their prognosis in our paper we report the case of a 34-day-old newborn whose clinical presentation was an anemic syndrome and an infectious syndrome without tumor syndrome; our observation illustrates an exceptional mode of revelation of acute leukemia in its hyperleukocytic form and the prognosis generally remains very poor, in particular for the lymphoblastic forms.

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Zerouati, K. , Ghenam, A. , Ouali, A. E. , Rkain, M. and Benajiba, N. (2023). Neonatal Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Case Report. Open Access Library Journal, 10, e018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1110018.

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