[Leukemoid reaction with uncommonly high leucocytosis in the course of serious infection]

Lidia W Usnarska-Zubkiewicz, Jadwiga Nowicka, Agnieszka Zamirowska, Kazimierz Kuliczkowski, Andrzej Kübler
Wiadomości Lekarskie: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego 2006, 59 (7): 573-6
We present a case of 51-year old female patient with gastrointestinal perforation and septic shock leading to leukemoid reaction with WBC 155 x 109/l. Leukemoid reaction in neoplasms and infections can mimic chronic myelogenous leukaemia and is an important diagnostic problem.

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