Possible Causes for Leukemoid Reaction in USA

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    Leukemoid Reaction

    CML must be distinguished from a leukemoid reaction, which can have a similar appearance on a blood smear. … Basophils and eosinophils are almost universally increased; this feature may help differentiate CML from a leukemoid reaction.[1]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Mild cases of alcoholic hepatitis usually are asymptomatic. As the disease progresses, the damage to the liver increases and the following signs and symptoms are evident: Weight loss Appetite changes Nausea accompanied by vomiting Inflammation along with pain Undue fatigue Jaundice Fever Confusion Excessive feeling…[2]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Hypereosinophilic syndromes (HES) are a collection of disorders defined by persistent and significantly elevated levels of eosinophils in the blood, in addition to evidence of direct damage to at least one organ. The increase in the eosinophilic count should not be a result of other definitive causes…[3]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Gastric adenocarcinoma, once a frequent cause of death, is now rarely encountered. It is difficult to cure with patients presenting with advanced disease as initial symptoms are nonspecific and often ignored. Progress is currently being made, after the introduction of radiation therapy and chemotherapy. These…[4]

  • Electrocution by Lightning
    Leukemoid Reaction
  • Empyema
    Leukemoid Reaction

    An empyema is a collection of pus within an anatomical cavity. Usually, the term refers to empyema thoracis which is the collection of pus in the pleural space. It is a pleural effusion that has become infected with bacteria resulting in the formation and collection of pus in the pleural cavity. An empyema should be…[5]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Cerebral thrombosis refers to partial or complete occlusion of an artery supplying brain brain tissue or a vein draining such regions by a blood clot. Additionally, thrombi may form within or be carried to a cerebral vein sinus. CTE and ischemic stroke may manifest within minutes or hours, and affected individuals…[6]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is a type of malignancy affecting the pancreas. It is one of the cancers with the poorest prognosis, due to the fact that it is usually diagnosed at a late stage. The main symptoms include fatigue, weight loss, abdominal pain, and jaundice. A considerable number of patients diagnosed with…[7]

  • Trichinellosis
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Trichinosis is a parasitic disease caused by roundworms of the Trichinella type. During the initial infection invasion of the intestines can result in diarrhea, abdominal pain, and vomiting. Migration of larvae to muscle, which occurs about a week after being infected, can cause swelling of the face, inflammation of the…[8]

  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis
    Leukemoid Reaction

    Extrinsic allergic alveolotis (EAA), also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis, results from the inhalation of an antigen in previously sensitized patients. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis presents with a variety of systemic and respiratory symptoms irrespective of the inciting antigen. The symptoms tend to occur about 4…[9]

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  1. Wikipedia: Chronic myelogenous leukemia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  2. Alcoholic Hepatitis, Symptoma
  3. Hypereosinophilic Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Gastric Adenocarcinoma, Symptoma
  5. Empyema, Symptoma
  6. Cerebral Thrombosis, Symptoma
  7. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Symptoma
  8. Wikipedia: Trichinosis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis, Symptoma