hyperleukocytosis

hyperleukocytosis

 [hi″per-loo″ko-si-to´sis]
extreme leukocytosis, as seen in certain forms of leukemia.

hy·per·leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-lū'kō-sī-tō'sis),
An unusually great increase in the number and proportion of leukocytes in the circulating blood or the tissues; that is, much more than that ordinarily observed in most instances of leukocytosis.

hyperleukocytosis

/hy·per·leu·ko·cy·to·sis/ (-loo″ko-si-to´sis) abnormally excessive numbers of leukocytes in the blood.

hyperleukocytosis

(hī′pər-lo͞o′kə-sī-tō′sĭs)
n.
An unusually large increase in the number and proportion of white blood cells in the blood or the tissues.

hy·per·leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An increase in the number and proportion of leukocytes in the circulating blood or the tissues greater than that ordinarily observed in most instances of leukocytosis.

hyperleukocytosis

excess of leukocytes in the blood.
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This case describes a patient who presented with newly diagnosed AML with hyperleukocytosis and shortness of breath.
This condition is called hyperleukocytosis and if not treated immediately the patient could die.
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In contrast to leukostasis, leukemic pulmonary infiltration has been defined in AML patients without hyperleukocytosis, suggesting that the type of blasts and their affinity for the pulmonary endothelium may be involved in the development of ARF.
11) Usually clinical presentation of therapy-related CML is similar to that of de novo cases, but there are data indicating lower frequency of splenomegaly and hyperleukocytosis.
He was also treated with interferon alfa in an attempt to control his hyperleukocytosis, but again he did not experience a good response, as his WBC approached 100,000/[mm.
Few cases of nonmalignant hyperleukocytosis are mentioned, but benign and malignant leukocytosis have significantly different complications.
A case of splenomegaly with polymorphonuclear neutrophil hyperleukocytosis.
The study, developed primarily to determine optimal dosing and safety of Mozobil as a tumor sensitization agent, found no evidence of hyperleukocytosis, excessive release of white blood cells into the bloodstream.
Dominic Wire, a bubbly 3 year old from Wolsingham, County Durham was rushed into the Great North Children's Hospital (GNCH) in March last year with hyperleukocytosis.
Laboratory investigations showed mild hyperleukocytosis (12 x [10.