Ocular involvement in congenital leukemia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Congenital leukemia, a rare disease with distinct features, was diagnosed in a 5-week-old girl. The infant was tachypneic and tachycardic, with intercostal retractions, distended abdomen, and multiple hematomas. Despite aggressive treatment, the child died. Histologic examination of tissue obtained at autopsy disclosed leukemic infiltrates in the ocular muscles, conjunctiva, uveal tract, and optic nerve.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rodgers, R; Weiner, M; Friedman, AH

Published Date

  • June 15, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 101 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 730 - 732

PubMed ID

  • 3717259

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9394

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0002-9394(86)90779-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States