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Bilateral nephromegaly and arthritis: A rare presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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A 2.5 years old boy presented with fever, intermittent small joint arthritis of hands and feet, bilateral nephromegaly with normal hemogram and uric acid level. Bone marrow aspiration revealed pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia without leukemic infiltration of kidneys. Leukemia should be suspected in any patient with arthritis and nephromegaly.

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Sabui, T. , Sardar, S. , Laha, S. and Roy, A. (2013) Bilateral nephromegaly and arthritis: A rare presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 3, 257-259. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2013.33044.

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