Multiple Infectious Intracranial Aneurysms in a Child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia - A Fatal Complication in a Highly Curable Disease
Asian Hematology Research Journal,
Multiple infectious intracranial aneurysms are rare in the paediatric population. This case report is of a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia who developed this fatal complication in induction therapy. The child succumbed despite aggressive medical management and surgical intervention. A high index of suspicion is required in the early diagnosis and treatment when a child presents with febrile neutropenia and intracranial haemorrhage.Lymphoblastic leukaemia
- Lymphoblastic leukaemia
- intracranial aneurysms
- childhood malignancy.
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