granulocytic leukaemia

granulocytic leukaemia

A kind of cancer of white blood cells in which neoplastic change occurs in GRANULOCYTES, especially the NEUTROPHILS. Also known as myelogenous or myeloid leukaemia.
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Chronic myeloid leukaemia is also known as chronic myelogenous leukaemia or chronic granulocytic leukaemia. White blood cells are affected when the bone marrow produces an unusual number of white blood cells.
A minute chromosome in human chronic granulocytic leukaemia. Science.
It has been suggested that cases with marked megakaryocytic proliferation, often accompanied by fibrosis should be distinguished from chronic granulocytic leukaemia and classified as chronic megakaryocytic granulocytic myelosis.

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