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_______ leukemias involve more mature forms of WBCs and disease onset is gradual.
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Chronic
This type of leukemia is the most common acute form in adults (85%)...
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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
_________ leukemia usually has an abrupt, dramatic onset appearing as a serious infection or abnormal bleeding. It is caused by an abnormal proliferation of myeloblasts which leads to hyperplasia of bone marrow and the spleen.
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AML (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)
Which type of leukemia is a child most likely to be diagnosed with?
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Acute Lymphoytic Anemia (ALL)
Who has a better survival rate of ALL (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia)? Children or Adults?
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Children have an 80% survival rate, adults have a 40%
Which type of leukemia often is often accompanied by a leukemic meningitis?
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ALL (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia)
Which leukemia would present with the following? Bone, joint, abdominal pain. Transverse rarefaction of the epiphyses of the long bones on Xray. Increased intracranial pressure, vomiting, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, lethargy.
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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
What signs and symptoms would you expect to see in a patient in the early stages of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)?
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None, there are usually no symptoms early in the disease (maybe an increased platelet count)
Which form of leukemia is often identified by the presence of Philadelphia chromosomes?
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CML-chronic myelogenous leukemia
Which type of leukemia has two phases, the chronic-stable phase and the blastic phase?
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CML Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
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What is the prognosis of a patient in the blastic phase of CML?
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Not good, they usually die within a few months
Which type of leukemia presents with the following clinical picture? Increased sweating, splenomegaly with sternal tenderness, high platelet count early in the disease, increase in polymorphonuclear neutrophils, normal lymphocytes and monocytes, Philadelphia chromosome
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CML-Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Which leukemia? Caused by prodution and accumulation of funtionally inactive but long-lived, mature-appearing lymphocytes
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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Which leukemia? Caused by uncontrolled proliferation of myeloblasts
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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Which leukemia? Caused by proliferation of immature lymphocytes in the bone marrow
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Acute Lymphoytic Leukemia (ALL)
Which leukemia? Caused by excessive mature neoplastic granulocytes in the bone marrow
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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
What is the most common leukemia in adults?
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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (note: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia is the most common ACUTE leukemia in adults)
The major symptoms of this leukemia are called by lymphadenopathy. Enlarged lymph nodes compress nerves causing pain or paralysis, mediastinal lymph node enlargement can cause pulmonary symptoms...
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CLL-Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
What are the characteristics of a patient commonly diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia?
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They are usually males over the age of 40
Solid masses resulting from collections of leukemic cells are called...
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Chloromas
What are the primary methods for diagnosing leukemia?
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Peripheral blood examination and bone marrow studies
  
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