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Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia | Risk Factors for Skeletal Complications

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for skeletal toxicity (fracture, osteonecrosis) in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

C91.0

Description:

Strauss et al identified risk factors associated with skeletal morbidity following therapy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). These can help identify children who may benefit from closer monitoring and steps to reduce traumatic injury. The authors are from Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital.

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