• A serial clinical, hematologic, and cytogenetic study was done on a baby with Down's syndrome in whom a myeloid leukemoid reaction developed at birth that spontaneously regressed within a month only to relapse two years later to an acute undifferentiated stem cell leukemia. He died 1½ months after onset. The unresolved controversy of the diagnosis of the congenital leukemia-like state is discussed. The importance of following up such patients with apparent remission of their congenital leukemia-like disorder is emphasized.
(Am J Dis Child 134:939-941, 1980)
Lin H, Menaka H, Lim K, Yong H. Congenital Leukemoid Reaction Followed by Fatal Leukemia: A Case With Down's Syndrome. Am J Dis Child. 1980;134(10):939–941. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1980.02130220017005
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