Cytological Aspects of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Children

  • F. C. Stam
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neuropathologica Supplementum book series (NEUROPATHOLOGIC, volume 7)

Abstract

The success in inducing hematologic remissions in leukemia has brought a marked increase in the incidence of CNS leukemia.

Key words

acute lymphotic leukemia CSF cytology lymphoblast 

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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. C. Stam
    • 1
  1. 1.Pathologic InstituteVorije UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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