Acute Hepatitis as a Manifestation of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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avatar Fatemeh Farahmand 1 , * , avatar Gholam Hossein Fallahi 1 , avatar Mahnaz Sadeghian 2

Pediatric Unit Of Digestive Disease Research Center, Children's Medical Center Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Medical Center Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,

how to cite: Farahmand F, Fallahi G H, Sadeghian M. Acute Hepatitis as a Manifestation of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. J Compr Ped. 2010;2(1):e94238.

Abstract

Acute hepatitis as a sole manifestation of leukemia is rare in pediatric age group. We present an Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) patient that referred with clinical and biochemical features of acute hepatitis. ALL can be a remote cause of acute hepatitis and physicians can consider it as an etiology of acute hepatitis

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