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Exophthalmos in Leukemia: A Review of 9 Cases

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1970;13(2):65-70.
Published online February 28, 1970.
Exophthalmos in Leukemia: A Review of 9 Cases
Jin Young Choi, Chang Yee Hong
Department of Pediatrics, S. N. U. H.
眼球突出을 同伴한 白血病에 對하여
崔 秦榮, 洪 彭義
서울大學校 醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
Clinical observation was made on 9 cases of leukemia presenting exophthalmos out of 108 cases leukemia during 10 years from 1960 to 1969 at the department of pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital 1. The incidence of exophthalmos among 108 cases of all leukemias was 8.3%, and sex ration was male/female=3. 5/1 with the age range between 9 months to 13 years, the most of the patients were under 5 years of age. 2.Exophthalmos was found most commonly in actute myelocytic type (6 out of 9 cases), and it’s incidence in this type was 19. 4%. 3. In 4 out of 9 cases, exophthalmos was the initial symptom in those patients.

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