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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia following optic glioma treated by radiotherapy and surgery.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)
Publication Date
Volume
82
Issue
3
Pages
327–328
Identifiers
PMID: 8495098
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A 14-year-old girl was diagnosed as having acute lymphoblastic leukemia following 5000 cGy cranial radiotherapy for treatment of optic glioma. In the absence of underlying predisposing factors, development of acute leukemia was attributed to the oncogenic effect of radiation.

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