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ALL
most responsive to therapy
ALL
most common in adults
AML
CLL
spleen / liver enlarged
LN enlarged
ALL
fever
ESR high
ALL
absence of granulocytes
infection
inflammation
absence of granulocytes
thrombocytopenia
anemia
acute leukemias
malignant prolif of white blood cell precursors in
1-bone marrow
2-lymph node
acute leukemias
30,000-100,000
immature forms myeloblasts/lymphoblasts
acute leukemia
null cell
not T/B cell
acute leukemia
insidious onset
recurrent hemorrhage
above 100,000
philadelphia chromosome
chronic leukemia
uncontrolled increase of white blood cells=leukocytes
leukemia
leukocytes
defend body against infection
most malignant
AML
least malignant
CLL
2 distinct phases
invariably fatal
CML
leukemia classified by
dominant cell type
duration from onset to death
leukemic cells accumulate >
lessen production of erythrocytes
platelets
leukocytes
chromosome marker
CML
philadelphia
CML
long arm is translocated
philadelphia
what induces chromosomal abnormality
radiation
carcinogenic chemicals
overgrowth of granulocytic precursors
=myeloblast
=promyelocytes
CML
insidious
blastic crisis
CML
risk factors for leukemia
1-genetic=down> acute

2-chemical
3-radiation
4-virus= HTLV-1
60 YRS OLD
CLL
3-5
ALL
MOSTLY ADULTS
AML
OVER 60
CLL
ANY AGE
CML
abnormal small lymphocytes in
-lymphoid
-blood
-bone marrow
CLL