Spontaneous Tumor Lysis Syndrome in an Infant: A Case Report

Shenoy, Mamatha T and D’Souza, Benedicta and *, Lalesh Naik Akshatha and D’Souza, Vivian and *, Madan Gopal R (2015) Spontaneous Tumor Lysis Syndrome in an Infant: A Case Report. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, 30 (3). pp. 360-362. ISSN 0970-1915

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Tumor lysis syndrome has been observed in patients with malignancies with high cellular burden and high cell turnover, tumor sensitive to therapy, especially after initiating medical treatment. It very rarely occurs spontaneously. The case described here is of 6 months male infant who presented with fever since 1 month and loose stools associated with blood since 15 days. The laboratory investigations showed lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) of 6,192 IU/L and serum uric acid 18.2 mg/dl along with pancytopenia. The infant presented with electrolyte abnormalities and renal failure

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome Hyperuricemia AML
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Biochemistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2015 06:33
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2015 06:33
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143477

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