2,379 Possible Causes for Leukocytosis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Influenza
  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Susceptibility increases with longer duration and greater severity of diabetes.[emedicine.medscape.com] Catheter-Related Infection Symptoms of catheter-related UTI generally are nonspecific; most patients present with fever and leukocytosis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Risk factors include sexual activity, increasing age and parity, diabetes, lower socioeconomic class, a history of UTIs, sickle cell disease, and structural/functional abnormalities[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Pfeiffer‘s glandular fever in lab Significant lab results for infectious mononucleosis are: Absolute und relative leukocytosis ( 4000/ml and 50% of leukocytes) with 10% atypical[lecturio.com] Mononuclear leukocytosis in reaction to acute infection (infectious mononucleosis). Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Baltimore, 1920;31:410-417.[en.wikipedia.org] Airway obstruction and central nervous system (CNS) mononucleosis are also responsible for increased morbidity in infectious mononucleosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm
  • Appendicitis

    Radiography/Labs: A CBC may initially show a normal leukocyte count but will eventually progress to leukocytosis with a left shift.[sages.org] In pregnant women, the physiologic leukocytosis renders the CBC count useless for the diagnosis of appendicitis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Increasing rigidity and tenderness indicates an increased likelihood of perforation and peritonitis. Loss of appetite is very common.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Thereafter, the hypercalcemia, leukocytosis, and other associated symptoms all improved.[link.springer.com] This is the first report of esophageal carcinoma with humoral hypercalcemia and leukocytosis that was successfully treated by an operation.[link.springer.com] The patient has been doing well during the 10-month follow-up period, and is presently alive more than 1 year since hypercalcemia and leukocytosis were first observed.[link.springer.com]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Since parathyroid hormone-related protein and IL-1α (osteoclast-activating factor) synergistically increase the concentration of serum calcium, and since IL-1α (hemopoietin[cancerres.aacrjournals.org] MRI may disclose areas of increased contrast uptake and edema.[merckmanuals.com] Published September 1989 Abstract Previously we reported that a clonal squamous cell carcinoma cell line (T3M-1) derived from a lower jaw cancer of a patient with marked leukocytosis[cancerres.aacrjournals.org]

  • Meningitis
  • Leukemoid Reaction

    Results: The patient died of multiple organ failure 2 months after being diagnosed with leukocytosis.[dovepress.com] Definition (CSP) transient increase in the number of leukocytes in a body fluid.[fpnotebook.com] The leukocyte alkaline phosphatase score is high. End of page[tcd.ie]

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