Hairy cell leukemia
Hairy cell leukemia: Introduction
Hairy cell leukemia: A chronic leukemia which causes an excess of abnormal mononuclear cells which appear hair like under microscopy.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Hairy cell leukemia is available below.
Symptoms of Hairy cell leukemia
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symptoms of Hairy cell leukemia
Treatments for Hairy cell leukemia
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Hairy cell leukemia
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Disease Topics Related To Hairy cell leukemia
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Hairy cell leukemia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Hairy cell leukemia
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly...read more »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such as...read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See ...read more »
Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of
extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed
as alopecia totalis.
Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of...read more »
Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans.
Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial...read more »
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Hairy cell leukemia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Hairy cell leukemia
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Hairy cell leukemia: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hairy cell leukemia
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Clinical Trials for Hairy cell leukemia
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Hairy cell leukemia include:
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Clinical Trials for Hairy cell leukemia
Statistics for Hairy cell leukemia
Hairy cell leukemia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Hairy cell leukemia
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Definitions of Hairy cell leukemia:
Hairy cell leukemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Hairy cell leukemia, or a subtype of Hairy cell leukemia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Hairy cell leukemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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