PMID: 5904978Jan 1, 1966

Folic acid deficiency in leukemia and lymphomas

Journal of Clinical Pathology
D P Rose

Abstract

Serum folic acid levels and the urinary excretion of Figlu have been studied in patients with leukaemia or lymphomas. The results indicate that folic acid deficiency is a common complication of these diseases. Bone marrow examinations of those with evidence of such a deficiency frequently show megaloblastic erythropoiesis. The Figlu test appears to be a useful screening test for folic acid deficiency in patients with leukaemia or lymphomas.

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Jan 1, 1987·Cancer Metastasis Reviews·S Holmes, J W Dickerson
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