aleukaemic

aleukaemic

adjective An older term referring to leukopenia, usually understood to be severe; e.g., leukopenic.

a·leu·ke·mic

(ā'lū-kē'mik)
Pertaining to aleukemia.
Synonym(s): aleukaemic.
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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).
Aleukaemic 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.