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Hematoma of the Leg Revealing Acute Lymphoid Leukemia

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1110121, PP. 1-4

Subject Areas: Pediatrics

Keywords: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Leg, Bleeding, Children

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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) represents about 20% of acute leukemias, the presentation of childhood AML reflects signs and symptoms that result from leukemic infiltration of the bone marrow and extramedullary sites. AML patients commonly present with signs and symptoms of pancytopenia, such as fever, pallor and bleeding that results from thrombocytopenia, musculoskeletal bleeding remains an infrequent presentation at the onset of the disease, we are going to report a case of about a five year male child diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia initially revealed by a leg hematoma in order to highlight some of atypical bleeding localization of this disease.

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Benhachem, M. , Hamami, A. , Ghanam, A. , Elouali, A. , Babakhouya, A. and Rkain, M. (2023). Hematoma of the Leg Revealing Acute Lymphoid Leukemia. Open Access Library Journal, 10, e121. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1110121.

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