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Leukaemias and Lymphomas of the Bone

  • Reiner Bartl
  • Christoph Bartl
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Abstract

Acute leukaemia (AL) is the most common malignant disease of childhood, and the lymphoblastic subtype (ALL) accounts for about 80% of the cases. Radiologically the skeleton is affected in approximately half the cases, with various forms of lesions.

Keywords

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Chronic myeloid leukaemia Acute leukaemia Osteolytic lesion Periosteal reaction 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reiner Bartl
    • 1
  • Christoph Bartl
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Osteoporosis and Bone CenterMunichGermany
  2. 2.Center of Orthopaedics and Sports MedicineMunichGermany

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