granulocytic leukemia


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Related to granulocytic leukemia: myelogenous, granulocytic sarcoma
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Noun1.granulocytic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood
cancer of the blood, leucaemia, leukaemia, leukemia - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
acute myelocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults
chronic myelocytic leukemia, myeloid leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people
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Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), orchronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL), is the white blood cells cancer.
The forms of myeloproliferative diseases previously described in horses include myeloblastic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, chronic granulocytic leukemia, acute myelomonocytic leukemia, acute monocytic leukemia and eosinophilic leukemia (TAINTOR, 2012) and, more recently, acute erythroid leukemia (FORBES et al.
4) This is the first case report on sickle cell anemia with chronic granulocytic leukemia which comes to our knowledge in the region of Chhattisgarh.
Rapid onset of chronic granulocytic leukemia after treatment for Hodgkin's disease.

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