Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Brucellosis concomitant with acute leukemia.|
Oner, Ahmet Faik
|Citation:||Bay A, Oner AF, Dogan M, Acikgoz M, Dilek I. Brucellosis concomitant with acute leukemia. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2007 Aug; 74(8): 790-2|
|Abstract:||We present two patients with brucellosis concomitant with acute leukemia. Co-existence of acute leukemia with brucellosis which may have similar symptoms, have not been reported earlier. The first case presented with generalized arthralgia, fever, paleness and pancytopenia. The second patient had mild leucopenia and thrombocytopenia. She presented with fever. We carried out the chemotherapy for both ALL and brucellosis simultaneously. While the first patient's fever disappeared within 3 days, the second patient's fever had continued on subfebril level for five days and then disappeared. We achieved the remission in both patients and no reactivation was observed during the follow-up period.|
|Appears in Collections:||Indian Journal of Pediatrics|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.