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Acute adult T-Cell leukemia

Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: Introduction

Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: A form of blood cancer affecting the T-cells which make up the body's immune system. The disease is caused by the HTLV-1 virus (human T-cell leukemia virus) which causes the proliferation of abnormal T-cells. The virus can be transmitted sexually and may lay dormant for decades. There are four subtypes: acute, chronic, lymphoma and smoldering. The acute and lymphoma subtypes have the poorest prognosis. The acute subtype tends to progress rapidly and is the most prevalent form of the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute adult T-Cell leukemia is available below.

Symptoms of Acute adult T-Cell leukemia

Treatments for Acute adult T-Cell leukemia

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Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: Complications

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Causes of Acute adult T-Cell leukemia

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Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Acute adult T-Cell leukemia

Prognosis for Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: The disease generally responds poorly to treatment with death often occurring within a year of diagnosis.

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  1. Acute adult T-Cell leukemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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