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Acta Haematol. 1997;97(4):225-7.

Follicular cell carcinoma of the thyroid in a child after bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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  • 1Clinica Pediatrica dell'Università di Milano, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy.

Abstract

Follicular cell carcinoma (FCC) of the thyroid is rarely found during childhood. We report a 12 1/2-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, who developed rapidly growing FCC of the thyroid, 3 years after bone marrow transplantation. The role of chemotherapy in the induction of such secondary tumors after transplantation is discussed, and a proposal for the approach to these patients is suggested.

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