The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2020 , Vol 62 , Num 2
Congenital afibrinogenemia in a 4-year-old girl complicated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Alper Özcan 1 ,Bahadır Samur 1 ,Şefika Akyol 1 ,Necdet Arda Erdoğmuş 1 ,Türkan Patıroğlu 1 ,Musa Karakükçü 1 ,Ekrem Ünal 1
1 Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey DOI : 10.24953/turkjped.2020.02.017 Background. Congenital fibrinogen deficiency is one of the rare inherited coagulation disorders. Congenital fibrinogen deficiency complicated with a hematological malignancy can be life threatening.

Case. We present a four-year-old girl with congenital fibrinogen deficiency complicated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Conclusion. This case aims to highlight therapeutic approaches for the management of afibrinogenemia patients with acute leukemia. Keywords : acute lymphoblastic leukemia, child, congenital afibrinogenemia

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