Aleukaemic | definition of aleukaemic by Medical dictionary
aleukaemic adjective An older term referring to leukopenia, usually understood to be severe; e.g., leukopenic.
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A study by Kumar et al on 166 cases of pancytopenia showed that four main causes were aplastic anaemia (49 cases), megaloblastic anaemia (37 cases), aleukaemic
leukaemia/lymphoma (30 cases) and hypersplenism (19 cases).
leukaemia cutis: case report and review of the literature.
Childhood hematological malignancies including acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and acute myeloid leukaemia are preceded by a period of apparent bone marrow failure.15 A study done in Pakistan showed that aleukaemic
leukaemia was present in 19%16 whereas another study showed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 4.8% and acute myeloid leukaemia in 3.8% cases.3 In our study malignancies were the third commonest cause of pancytopenia found in 10% cases.