Unique Challenges Faced by a Child with Standard Risk Leukemia in Post-COVID Era: A Case Report

JOURNAL TITLE: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine

Author
1. Pallavi Sachdeva
2. Anil Sachdev
3. Swati Bhayana
4. Anupam Sachdeva
5. Manas Kalra
ISSN
0972-5229
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24236
Volume
26
Issue
6
Publishing Year
2022
Pages
3
Author Affiliations
    1. Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and BMT Unit, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    1. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    2. Indraprastha Apollo, New Delhi, India
    3. Apollo Center for Advanced Pediatrics, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
    4. Sydney; Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    5. Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
    6. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
    1. Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    1. Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    2. Pulmonology and Allergic Diseases, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    3. Institute of Child Health Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi, India
    4. Pediatric Emergency, Critical Care and, Pulmonology, Institute of Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    5. SGR Hospital, New Delhi, India
    6. Institute of Child Health—Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    7. Institute of Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    8. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    9. Centre for Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi
    10. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, e-mail: anilcriticare@hotmail.com
    11. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
    1. Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Article keywords
    Coronavirus disease-2019, Leukemia, Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, Tuberculosis

    Abstract

    Children with malignancies are facing new challenges in post-COVID-19 era. We report an interesting case of a child on treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia having a very protracted course of illness with complications not often seen with standard therapy. It intends to make pediatric oncologists and intensive care specialists wary of potential newer complications.

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