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Intraorbital tumor as the initial symptom of childhood acute lympoblastic leukemia magnetic resonance imaging findings

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      Abstract

      Orbital involvement in leukemia is usually of myelogenous origin and is frequently the initial presentation. Orbital tumor due to lymphocytic leukemia is rare and only one case has been reported as the initial symptom. We report magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of a case of acute lymphocytic leukemia with orbital mass as the initial symptom. The usefulness of MRI, including signal intensity and extent of involvement, is discussed.

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