Congenital leukaemia in neonate with Down's syndrome

Prasad, R.; Singh, R.; Singh, U.K.; Kumar, R.

Journal of the Indian Medical Association 101(9): 550

2003


ISSN/ISBN: 0019-5847
PMID: 15168993
Document Number: 8594
An 11-day-old baby of Down's syndrome presented with jaundice, anaemia, hepatosplenomegaly and respiratory distress. The peripheral and bone marrow examination revealed plenty of blast cells, and a diagnosis of congenital leukaemia was done. Despite proper medical care the patient gradually deteriorated and died on day 9.

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Congenital leukaemia in neonate with Down's syndrome