Infantile leukemia presenting with cholestasis secondary to massive pancreatic infiltration

Dana R. Rausch, Karen I. Norton, Ronald B.J. Glass, Debora Kogan

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Abstract

We present a 10-week-old infant who presented with cholestasis. Biliary obstruction secondary to massive pancreatic infiltration was demonstrated by ultrasound. A diagnosis of acute lymphoid leukemia was confirmed. Enlargement of the pancreas is unusual both in this age group and in leukemia. Infantile leukemia, although rare and usually not associated with gastrointestinal presentations, should be considered as a cause of pancreatic enlargement and neonatal cholestasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)360-361
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric radiology
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acute lymphoid leukemia
  • Cholestasis
  • Pancreatic enlargement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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