Childhood Leukemia Symptoms

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Common childhood acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) symptoms may include:
 
  • Fever with or without an infection
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness or feeling tired
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Petechiae (flat, pinpoint spots under the skin caused by bleeding)
  • Pain in the bones or joints
  • Pain or feeling of fullness below the ribs
  • Painless blue-green lumps called chloromas that appear around the eyes
  • Painless blue or purple lumps in the neck, underarm, stomach, groin, or other parts of the body.
 

Childhood Leukemia Symptoms: Summary

The symptoms listed in this article may be caused by leukemia or by other conditions. Therefore, people with possible symptoms of childhood leukemia should be seen by a doctor who can diagnose and treat the problem.
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