Richter syndrome: Introduction
Richter syndrome: A rare but serious form of acute adult leukemia. The disease occurs when chronic lymphocytic leukemia transforms into diffuse large cell lymphoma which is a fast-growing form of lymphoma. The condition tends to be more common in older adults.
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causes, and treatments of Richter syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Richter syndrome
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symptoms of Richter syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Richter syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Causes of Richter syndrome
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Richter syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Richter syndrome
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 diagnosed.
Women with the condition tend...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 a common cold....read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis")...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
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Richter syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Richter syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Richter syndrome
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Richter syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Richter syndrome
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