Vertebral compression fractures in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and remodelling after treatment

Citation
Na. Pandya et al., Vertebral compression fractures in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and remodelling after treatment, ARCH DIS CH, 85(6), 2001, pp. 492-493
Citations number
9
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Pediatrics,"Medical Research General Topics
Journal title
ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD
ISSN journal
0003-9888 → ACNP
Volume
85
Issue
6
Year of publication
2001
Pages
492 - 493
Database
ISI
SICI code
0003-9888(200112)85:6<492:VCFIAL>2.0.ZU;2-X
Abstract
Three children, aged 7-10 years, with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia present ed with back pain, along with a mild kyphosis. Collapse of the vertebral bo dies at multiple levels was shown on imaging. Chemotherapy resulted in pain resolution and spontaneous remodelling of the vertebrae.