CNS tumor
Lymphoma and other hematopoietic lesions

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 8 September 2017, last major update January 2006

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CNS leukemia [title]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Leukemia. website. Accessed March 24th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • See also Leukemia chapter
  • Usually diagnosed by CSF cytology
  • Blast crises of > 300K may be associated with parenchymal or meningeal mass lesions and intravascular leukostasis, particularly in AML
Case reports