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T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Introduction

T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Cancer of particular white blood cells called T-cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and reduce the level of other types of blood cells such as red blood cells and platelets. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia is available below.

Symptoms of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Treatments for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Deaths

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T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Complications

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Causes of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may more »

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 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, more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, more »

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T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Rare Types

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