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    115 Possible Causes for Leukostasis in USA

    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
      Leukostasis

      […] patients with very high levels of circulating leukocytes (WBC 100,000/mm 3 ) require immediate therapy with imatinib mesylate to avoid cerebrovascular events or death from leukostasis[dana-farber.org]

    • Leukemia
      Leukostasis
    • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia
      Leukostasis

      Leukostasis is a medical emergency that calls for immediate intervention.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients with markedly elevated WBC counts ( 100,000 cells/µL) can present with symptoms of leukostasis (ie, respiratory distress and altered mental status).[emedicine.medscape.com] Hyperleukocytosis, leukostasis, or both can cause impairment of blood flow, most often resulting in central nervous system (CNS) or pulmonary symptoms.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

    • Blast Phase
      Leukostasis
    • Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
      Leukostasis
    • Promyelocytic Leukemia
      Leukostasis

      […] cytokine release à capillary leak Treatment: dexamethasone (without treatment, mortality 30%) Role of prophylactic steroids prior to ATRA induction unclear Hyperleukocytosis/leukostasis[errolozdalga.com] Hyperleucocytosis • Marked increase in WBC count due to the rapid maturation induced by ATRA of a large mass of leukemic cells, may result in leukostasis. • Most current remission[slideshare.net] The marked increase in WBC count due to the rapid maturation induced by ATRA of a large mass of leukemic cells, may result in leukostasis and management is controversial.[mjhid.org]

    • Acute Monocytic Leukemia
      Leukostasis

      Leukostasis in AML Thornton, KA, Levis, M.[slideshare.net] FLT3 Mutation and Acute Myelogenous Leukemia with Leukostasis.[slideshare.net] Leukostasis Leukostasis – predominantly in those with WBC counts 100,000 (10% of patients); can also be seen in patients with WBC 50,000 Most common in those with M4 or M5[slideshare.net]

    • Chronic Phase of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
      Leukostasis

      Rarely, the aforementioned hematological disturbances manifest in dyspnea , transient ischemic attacks, or cerebrovascular accidents (related to leukostasis ), gastrointestinal[symptoma.com] [www.symptoma.com] Leukostasis Rarely, the aforementioned hematological disturbances manifest in dyspnea, transient ischemic attacks, or cerebrovascular accidents (related[symptoma.com] [www.symptoma.com] Thrombocytosis […] manifest in dyspnea, transient ischemic attacks, or cerebrovascular accidents (related to leukostasis), gastrointestinal bleedings (related[symptoma.com]

    • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
      Leukostasis

      Although patients may present with symptoms of leukostasis (eg, respiratory distress, altered mental status) because of the presence of large numbers of lymphoblasts in the[emedicine.medscape.com] […] peripheral circulation, leukostasis is much less common in people with ALL than those with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), and it occurs only in patients with the highest[emedicine.medscape.com]

    • Leukostasis

      Leukostasis is an extreme form of leukocytosis (an excess of white blood cells) that is dangerously symptomatic.[en.wikipedia.org] Leukostasis is different from leukemic infiltration which is a neoplastic process where leukemic cells invade organs.[en.wikipedia.org] […] mesylate to avoid cerebrovascular events or death from leukostasis [1] Anxiety Disorder Dyspnea Formication Leukostasis Definition (NCI_CTCAE) A disorder characterized by[symptoma.com]

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