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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-41

Acute myelogenous leukemia revealed by acute appendicitis

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Center Mohammed VI, Oujda, Morocco

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Sanae El Marzguioui
Department of Pédiatrics, University Hospital Center Mohammed VI, Oujda, Morocco. BP: 4806, Oujda University, Oujda 60049
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/am.am_73_19

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Acute myelogenous leukemia can rarely involve the digestive tract. We report a case of a girl of 9 years old, admitted for surgical abdomen and operated for acute appendicitis. Complete blood count showed pancytopenia. The pathology study showed appendicular localization of acute myelogenous leukemia.

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