Pediatric Philadelphia-positive B lymphoblastic leukemia with CD56 expression and L2 morphology: Case report and review of the literature

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present a unique case of pediatric B lymphoblastic leukemia with Philadelphia chromosome, CD56 expression, and predominantly L2 morphology. A review of the current literature demonstrates that this distinct combination of features is rare and may portend a worse prognosis, although there are too few cases to determine whether these features are prognostically independent of one another.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Neff, J; Chen, D

Published Date

  • June 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 /

Start / End Page

  • 9 - 12

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2214-3300

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ehpc.2016.12.002

Citation Source

  • Scopus