The preleukemic syndrome: clinical and laboratory features, natural course, and management.

J. W. Linman, C. Bagby

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    Abstract

    The clinical and laboratory features of the stages in the evolution of acute nonlymphocytic leukemia are reviewed. Based on a retrospective analysis of 34 patients who died with an acute myelomonoblastic leukemia, the "preleukemic syndrome" has been shown to display a clinical picture sufficiently specific to permit its recognition prospectively (i.e., before the development of overt leukemia). The results to date of a variety of prospective studies are reviewed, and the approach(es) to the management of these cases is considered.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationNouvelle revue francaise d"hematologie; blood cells
    Pages11-31
    Number of pages21
    Volume17
    Edition1-2
    StatePublished - 1976

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)

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