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Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Introduction

Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: A rare form of leukemia characterized by excessive levels of mature neutrophils. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

Treatments for Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

  • Treatment may include removal of the spleen, splenic radiotherapy, chemotherapy, alpha interferon therapy and allogenic transplant
  • Extremely rare disease and no treatment protocols exist
  • Treatments utilised include:
  • Chemotherapy - including hydroxyurea and busulfan
  • Interferon
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia?

Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Complications

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Causes of Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

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Less Common Symptoms of Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

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Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

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Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Rare Types

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Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Animations

Prognosis for Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

Prognosis for Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: The prognosis is considered poor with patients surviving between half a year and six years after diagnosis. The poor prognosis is exacerbated by the fact that this form of leukemia tends to occur in older people who may have underlying heart, lung or blood vessel diseases. Being a rare condition, there is limited information on the prognosis of the condition but roughly a third of patients are still alive 5 years after diagnosis.

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More information about Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

  1. Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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