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Richter syndrome

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Richter syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Richter syndrome

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Causes of Richter syndrome

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Richter syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Richter syndrome

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Richter syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Richter syndrome

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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: Animations

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Richter syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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