All about Water: Basic Concepts

Authored by: Frank R. Spellman , Joanne E. Drinan

The Drinking Water Handbook

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439866900
eBook ISBN: 9781439866924
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b12305-3

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Abstract

… During another visit to the New England Medical Center, three months after Robbie’s first complaints of bone pain, doctors noted that his spleen was enlarged and that he had a decreased white-blood-cell count with a high percentage of immature cells—blasts—in the peripheral blood. A bone marrow aspiration was performed. The bone marrow confirmed what the doctors had began to suspect: Robbie had acute lymphatic leukemia.

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