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Chronic Leukocytic Leukemia
32 weeks pregnant. WBC currently at 14. Full blood work up, all results negative except flow cytometry showing .01 for leukemia - what does this mean!
Need to see actual: report. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, pregnant women normally have higher WBC counts and your is in the normal range. ...Read more
Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more
I have chronic leukocytic leukemia. My doctor called it cll. I have not found chronic leukocytic leukemia referred to as cll. Is it also cll?
Can wbc count in chronic leukemia spontaneously return to normal range. I was at 18, now 9. W/out treatment? Possible?
For 1 yr under care of hem/onc for possible chronic leukemia. Discharged to pcp. Just had labs done and wbc, rdw, poly#mono# high, low mchc.
Would you test for leukemia with chronic 15 WBC, low hematocrit, early satiety, fatigue and muscle weakness and malaise¿ Neg for "usual suspects"?
High platelets, potassium, WBC chronically, severe anemic. I was tested by bw for leukemia 14 years ago. It was neg. Now all this is high.Is it likely?
See hem/onc: You should see a hematologist/oncologist and have further evaluation. Blood work only is likely not enough- a bone marrow biopsy should be done to really see what is going on. In the setting of significantly high blood counts, you can have false positive high number on potassium. You md has to repeat it. Best of luck. ...Read more
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