A child with pancytopenia and optic disc swelling

Justin Berk, Deborah Hall, Inna Stroh, Caren Armstrong, Kapil Mishra, Lydia H. Pecker, Bonnie W. Lau

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Abstract

A previously healthy 16-year-old adolescent boy presented with pallor, blurry vision, fatigue, and dyspnea on exertion. Physical examination demonstrated hypertension and bilateral optic nerve swelling. Laboratory testing revealed pancytopenia. Pediatric hematology, ophthalmology and neurology were consulted and a life-threatening diagnosis was made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere20182887
JournalPediatrics
Volume144
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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