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What is Richter syndrome?

What is Richter syndrome?

  • 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.

Richter syndrome: Introduction

Types of Richter syndrome:

Broader types of Richter syndrome:

What causes Richter syndrome?

Causes of Richter syndrome: see causes of Richter syndrome

What are the symptoms of Richter syndrome?

Symptoms of Richter syndrome: see symptoms of Richter syndrome

Richter syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Richter syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Richter syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Richter syndrome: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Richter syndrome.
Treatments for Richter syndrome: see treatments for Richter syndrome
Research for Richter syndrome: see research for Richter syndrome

Name and Aliases of Richter syndrome

Main name of condition: Richter syndrome

Other names or spellings for Richter syndrome:

Richter transformation, Large cell lymphoma which develops after treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)


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