• Childhood leukemia outcomes similar in patients with, without musculoskeletal disease

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Childhood leukemia survival outcomes in patients with musculoskeletal involvement are similar to those among patients without musculoskeletal disease, according to data published in Pediatric Rheumatology.
    “Childhood leukemia with involvement can mimic rheumatic or orthopedic conditions and lead to delayed diagnosis of leukemia,” Sirinthip Kittivisuit, MD, of Prince of Songkla University, in Thailand, and co-authors wrote. “To date there is no consensus on the prognostic significance of MSK involvement in childhood leukemia.”
    To examine the
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