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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Prognostic features in chronic phase of chronic granulocytic leukaemia include the number of megakaryocytes and the degree of reticulin and collagen fibrosis (indicative of worse prognosis) and the proportion of erythroid precursors (indicative of a better prognosis) (20).

Full browser ?