Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 254–256 | Cite as

Osteolytic lesion in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)

Initial manifestation of blastic crisis?
  • H. C. Oppermann
  • R. Ludwig
  • P. Georgi
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Abstract

Report of a 13-year-old boy who developed osteolytic lesions in the chronic phase of myelogenous leukemia. Five months later a blastic crisis followed.

Key words

Chronic myelogenous leukemia Bone lesions Blastic crisis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. C. Oppermann
    • 1
  • R. Ludwig
    • 2
  • P. Georgi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Children's HospitalHeidelbergFRG
  2. 2.Division of Hematology, Immunology and OncologyUniversity Children's HospitalHeidelbergFRG
  3. 3.Department of NuclearmedicineGerman Cancer Research CenterHeidelbergFRG

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