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How Is The Blood Affected In A Patient With Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Different ways: Although the word leukemia refers to cancerous white cells in the blood, many times the disease is growing so fast in the bone marrow that these cells never enter the blood and also, since they crowd out normal blood cells in the marrow, these are also decreased or absent in the blood leading to problems with infection, bleeding profound weakness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
See below...: Usually the WBC (white blood cell) count is significantly increased and continues to increase if the leukemia is left untreated. Anemia (low rbc count and hemoglobin) and thrombocytopenia (low platelets) are also common findings. The leukemic cells traveling in the blood may infiltrate various organs. Very high WBC counts may cause increased viscosity of the blood resulting in thrombosis (clot). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the survival chance of a 73 year old person who diagnosed with acute leukemia and his white blood cell is 80,000?
Which type?: The odds depend entirely on the molecular and antigenic sub typing of this particular tumor. Unti this is done, prognosticating is not helpful ...Read more
Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?
Very likely.: There are many kinds of leukemia. Some not as severe or devastating as others. Depending on the type and severity of the leukemia, one may have as much chance with a pulmonary embolus as any other normal person. It is a serious illness but if recognized and treated, can be a good outcome. ...Read more
What is the life expectancy of a person with chronic lgl leukemia that is under control but not in remission?
Too many: Factors to make a specific comment. Without treatment survival is weeks to a few months. Many AML patients can be cured. ...Read more
What is the survival chance of a 73 year old person who diagnosed with Leukemia Lymphangitis?His White Blood cells is 80,000.
Little or a lot: How life changes depends on the stage, and the histological type of the disease as well as how the patient deals with the disease. By and large hodgkins disease requires chemotherapy and/orradiation depending on the stage. The length and intensity of chemotherapy depends on the stage of the disease.Some patints manages the treatment well without changing life's routine much, while others do not. ...Read more
Eruthropoietin: It is secreted by the kidneys, simply. When kidneys fail, all functions are reduced. Industrial production of erythrop works as good as the natural one. ...Read more
In the case of suspected sirs (systemic inflammation response syndrome) what should be done and how quickly? Is there a standard treatment?
Can someone have leukemia and lupus? Most of the symptoms of leukemia are the same as lupus. Bone marrow biopsy confirmed leukemia. Just wondering.
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What is the significance of a positive IgM & IgG in a patient of typhoid after the patient is asymptomatic? Does the patient need further treatment?
Not necessarily: The IgM may be a residual of the recent infection, the IgG indicates long-term protection. If you have no symptoms otherwise, no further treatment is needed. If the IgM remains elevated months from now, then it may indicate the presence of a persistent low-grade infection. ...Read more
How would HPV affect someone with sickle cell anemia, particularly in the early stages of infection?
Depends: On the severity. In mild cases patients usually do reasonably well. See a cardiologist. ...Read more
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