Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (C-ALL): Symptoms & Signs

Medically Reviewed on 7/28/2021

Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (C-ALL) is a kind of cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It is a common type of cancer in children.

Signs and symptoms of C-ALL include unexplained fever and easy bruising or bleeding. Other associated symptoms and signs can include

Cause of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The exact cause of C-ALL is not understood, but certain conditions may increase the risk of developing the condition. Risk factors include having certain genetic conditions or being exposed to chemotherapy or radiation.

Other childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia symptoms


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