Blueberry Muffin Syndrome Research Paper

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Stephanie McConnelegue knew that something was wrong before her baby was even born. When Stephanie's daughter, Mia, was born, she was covered with blueberry muffin spots. The doctors confirmed that the baby Mia had acute myeloid leukemia, which is also referred to as blueberry muffin syndrome. They told the parents that the baby's cancer was spreading rapidly, and she only had a 50 percent chance of surviving. The baby began chemotherapy two days after she was born. The doctors did not think that Mia was going to survive more chemotherapy treatments, but Mia refused to give up on her daughter. A few weeks later, something miraculous happened. The spots on Mia's body began to fade. The doctors informed Mia's parents that the cancer was now

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