A report of oral extramedullary acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in an 8-year-old girl...

2007 Oct;62(9):390, 392-3.


Anagnostopoulos C, Jadwat Y, Wood NH, Meyerov R, Lemmer J, Bouckaert M, Feller L.


Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus), South Africa.


Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), characterized by proliferation of immature neoplastic myeloid cells, is uncommon in childhood. We present a case of an 8-year-old girl with AML-M4Eo who had an extramedullary leukaemic tumour in the oral cavity.


PMID: 18260548 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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