leukemoid


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leukemoid

(luːˈkiːmɔɪd)
adj
(Pathology) pathol resembling leukaemia
Translations

leu·ke·moid

n. leucemoide, semejante a la leucemia.
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* Leukemoid Reaction due to some infection or severe nutritional anaemia.
Rapid onset lung squamous cell carcinoma with prominent peritoneal carcinomatosis and an eosinophilic leukemoid reaction, with coexistence of the BRAF V600E and oncogenic KRAS G12A mutations: a case report.
Transient leukemoid reactions (TLR) are well-documented in the neonatal intensive care unit and have been associated with antenatal corticosteroid usage, perinatal infections, chorioamnionitis, and Down syndrome [1-9] The incidence varies between 1.3% and 15% [1-2, 10-12] however, extreme hyperleukocytosis which is defined as a white blood cell (WBC) count of >100 x [10.sup.9]/L is a rare entity in premature neonates [2].
Iodine has a few mild side effects such as rash, drug fever, sialoadenitis, conjunctivitis, mucositis, vasculitis, and leukemoid eosinophilic granulocytosis [22].
Leukemoid reaction triggered by stress and infections may occur mostly within the first year of life (6).
Nevertheless, this case has reminded us that acute leukemia should not be neglected in the setting of a significant leukemoid reaction even if an obvious acute process like appendicitis is present.
There was no evidence of plasma cell changes or other leukemoid changes.
Complications range from rare intestinal complications of toxic megacolon, intestinal obstruction to systemic complications of hypovolemia, seizures, hyponatremia, and leukemoid reaction.
(5) Hence, simply by looking at the size and shape of red blood cells or by identifying increased numbers of immature neutrophilic metamyelocytes in the dark field preparation, one could identify a leukemoid reaction or myelodysplasia (6) and then send the patient on to their general practitioner for further assessment.
An extreme increase in the total number of leukocytes (more than 50000 WBC/ [mm.sup.3]) is a leukemoid reaction.
The LAP score is usually decreased in chronic myelogenous leukemia and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, while it is increased in leukemoid reaction and polycythemia vera.
Unusual presentation of malaria as a leukemoid reaction: A case report.