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Disease Leukemic Infiltration

Name Leukemic Infiltration
Synonyms Infiltration, Leukemic | Infiltrations, Leukemic | Leukemic Infiltrations
Definition A pathologic change in leukemia in which leukemic cells permeate various organs at any stage of the disease. All types of leukemia show various degrees of infiltration, depending upon the type of leukemia. The degree of infiltration may vary from site to site. The liver and spleen are common sites of infiltration, the greatest appearing in myelocytic leukemia, but infiltration is seen also in the granulocytic and lymphocytic types. The kidney is also a common site and of the gastrointestinal system, the stomach and ileum are commonly involved. In lymphocytic leukemia the skin is often infiltrated. The central nervous system too is a common site.
Categories Cancer | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D017254

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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplastic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Neoplasm Invasiveness Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leukemic Infiltration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplastic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Neoplasm Invasiveness Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leukemic Infiltration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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