Lung findings of pneumonia may be present in patients with ALL, along with fever and other signs of infection.
Patients may have signs relating to organ infiltration with leukemic cells; less often, lymphadenopathy may be present.
A large amount of ecchymoses normally suggests a coexistent coagulation disorder, such as disseminated intravascular coagulation. Petechiae, especially on the lower extremities, can also be seen in patients with thrombocytopenia.
Learn more about the workup for ALL.
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