• The value of computerized tomography (CT) of the head in childhood leukemia is emphasized by a striking example. The response of the leukemic infiltrate to radiation suggests that an earlier (presymptomatic) scan might have led to major improvement in management. A routine CT scan may be warranted in children with a prolonged remission in search of a CNS reservoir for leukemia cells.
Richard G. Curless. Cranial Computerized Tomography in Childhood Leukemia. Arch Neurol. 1980;37(5):306–307. doi:10.1001/archneur.1980.00500540084013