monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis


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monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis

The presence of excessive numbers of B lymphocytes in the bloodstream, all derived from a single parent cell. This condition sometimes precedes chronic lymphocytic leukemia, although it is often found in patients who never develop the disease.
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Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis in first-degree relatives of patients with sporadic (non-familial) chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
B-cell count and survival: differentiating chronic lymphocytic leukemia from monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis based on clinical outcome.
Immunophenotypic and gene expression analysis of monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis shows biologic characteristics associated with good prognosis CLL.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and CLL-type monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (MBL) show differential expression of molecules involved in lymphoid tissue homing.
Clinical and diagnostic implications of monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis.
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