What is the role of ultrasonography 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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Perform testicular ultrasonography if the testes are enlarged upon physical examination.

Some clinicians use renal ultrasonography to evaluate for leukemic kidney involvement as an assessment of risk for tumor lysis syndrome.


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