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how is alkaline phosphate linked to cml?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Alk phos: Is a blood test which is elevated in liver and bone issues, as well as others. In CML the elevation is likely related to the disease process itself, and the associated "full" bone marrow. The elevation usually comes down with successful treatment.

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Neutrophills are always high. Alkaline phosphate high. Having regular appointments with hemotologist. Are all cml cases alike?

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Specializes in Hematology
No: But there are common threads. Patients have high WBC (neutrophils), often splenomegaly and sometimes fatigue an other constitutional symptoms. Most patients diagnosed in chronic phase, also accelerated and blast phase.

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