CNS tumor
Lymphoma and other hematopoietic lesions

Topic Completed: 1 January 2006

Revised: 3 January 2019, last major update January 2006

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Leukemia. website. Accessed December 6th, 2019.
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
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