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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Definition of the noun acute lymphoblastic leukemia

What does acute lymphoblastic leukemia mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children

Alternative definition of the noun acute lymphoblastic leukemia

noun

  1. a type of leukemia that affects the lymphocytes

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Google previewNeoplastic Hematopathology (2001)

by Daniel M. Knowles

In hematology parlance, these precursors often are referred to as blasts, and ALL sometimes is called acute lymphoblastic leukemia; these two terms are interchangeable. Although ALL superficially resembles acute myeloid leukemia ( AML), ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Radiation Therapy (2015)

by Charles M. Washington, Dennis T. Leaver

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common childhood cancer. Patients need extensive chemotherapy regimens for 2 years. Radiation can be used for CNS or testicular involvement because those sites ...

Google previewChildhood Leukemia and Cancer, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics, (2014)

by Yaddanapudi Ravindranath

Brown, MDb,* KEYWORDS Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Leukemia treatment Risk-based stratification KEY POINTS Pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common cancer diagnosed ...

Google previewStudy Resource for Story's Pathophysiology: a Practical Approach (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a form of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells characterized by excess lymphoblasts. Malignant, immature white blood cells continuously multiply and are overproduced in ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice (2013)

Medicine, Medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a form of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells characterized by excess lymphoblasts. Malignant, immature white blood cells continuously multiply and are overproduced in ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Rubins Pathology (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a form of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells characterized byexcess lymphoblasts . Malignant,immaturewhite blood cellscontinuously multiplyand are overproducedinthe ...

Google previewObstetrics, Normal and Problem Pregnancies, Expert Consult (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a form of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells characterized by excess lymphoblasts. Malignant, immature white blood cells continuously multiply and are overproduced in ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

Untreated, acute lymphoblastic leukemia leads to death within months, usually from in- led ion or bleeding. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia develops quickly and progresses rapidly. Malaise (overall weakness), pallid skin, and latigue are key ...

Google previewCancer Dictionary (2004)

by Henry A. Rose

Also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia. acute myelogenous leukemia (mye-eh -LAH-jen-us loo-KEE-mee-a) AML. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are found in the blood and ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a malignant hematologic disease characterized by large numbers of lymphoblasts in the bone marrow, circulating blood, ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

L1 acute lymphoblastic leukemia with lymphoblasts, scanty cytoplasm, and inconspicuous nucleoli; lymph node metastases assessed L1, L2, L3, L4, L5 first, second, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

common acute lymphoblastic leukemia; 2. common acute lymphocytic leukemia. CALLA Abbreviation for 1. common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen; 2. common acute lymphocytic leukemia antigen. Callose A ...

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