Booklet for Hemato-Oncologists        

Case 2 (A, B) - Hyperleukocytosis resistant to steroid administration

Child, 3 years old, male, affected by ALL. At diagnosis he presented with hyperleukocytosis (WBC = 330,000/mm³) and conspicuous hepatosplenomegaly. In spite of steroid administration a progressive increase of WBC (> 600,000/mm³) was observed.

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