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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Management of priapism in patients with chronic granulocytic leukemia. J Urol 1974; 111: 786-8.
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), orchronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL), is the white blood cells cancer.
Leukocyte drumsticks in chronic granulocytic leukemia and related disorders.
Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is also known as chronic myelogenous leukemia or chronic granulocytic leukemia. The bone marrow produces an unusual number of white blood cells.
Bone marrow aspirate was unsuccessful due to a dry tap and the biopsy showed peripheral T cell lymphoma, most consistent with T-large granulocytic leukemia. Immunohistochemistry of lymphocytes showed T cells expressing pan T cell markers including CD2, CD3, CD5, and CD7 (Figure 1).
Previously reported clinical cases of destructive osteolytic bone lesions were shown to occur in the setting of extramedullary blast crisis of CML [10], granulocytic leukemia [11], or AML [12].

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