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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Introduction: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Description of Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (medical condition): Cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called...more »

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A malignant disease that starts suddenly and progresses quickly. It is characterized by a high number of immature cells in the organs, bone marrow and blood. Symptoms include fever, pallor, anorexia, fatigue, anemia, hemorrhage, bone pain, splenomegaly and frequent infections. Also called acute lymphocytic leukemia.

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: ALL. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (called lymphoblasts) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Source: National Institute of Health

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children.
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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Leukemia with an acute onset, characterized by the presence of lymphoblasts or Burkitt cells in the bone marrow and the peripheral blood. It includes the precursor B lymphoblastic leukemia, precursor T lymphoblastic leukemia, and Burkitt's leukemia.
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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acute lymphoblastic leukemia as a "rare disease".

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia as a Disease

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (medical condition): See Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (disease information).
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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Related Diseases

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Broader terms for Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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The following terms can be used for Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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Hierarchical classifications of Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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WordNet 2.1

  • acute leukemia
  • cancer of the blood,leucaemia,leukaemia,leukemia
  • cancer,malignant neoplastic disease
  • malignant neoplasm,malignant tumor,metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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