Leukemia is a type of cancer that attack children. Together with accidents, it is the most common cause of death to the young in the society. This is a cancer of the bone marrow and also the blood. It is the most common cancer to young children. It is often not easy to find out that someone has leukemia.
For this reason, it is important to get to know some of the signs that may suggest the presence of this dangerous disease. Below are ten of such signs.
1Red Spots on the Skin (Petechiae)
If one has leukemia, red rush-like spots are seen on the skin, especially on the face, back, on the arms and on the chest. The tiny spots exist in clusters. The spots are actually capillaries and blood vessels that are broken following inadequacy of platelets. Reds spots on the skin should not be overlooked since that might be due to leukemia.