Which procedures are performed in the workup of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: Vikramjit S Kanwar, MBBS, MBA, MRCP(UK), FAAP; Chief Editor: Jennifer Reikes Willert, MD  more...
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Lumbar puncture with cytospin morphologic analysis: To assess for CNS involvement before administration of systemic chemotherapy; to administer intrathecal chemotherapy

Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: To confirm the diagnosis of ALL


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