Chronic neutrophilic leukemia: a rare case report

Sharada R Rane, Maithili M Kulkarni, Shaila C Puranik
Indian Journal of Hematology & Blood Transfusion 2014, 30 (Suppl 1): 77-9
Chronic neutrophilic leukemia (CNL) is a rare chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by splenomegaly, sustained neutrophilic leukocytosis, raised serum vitamin B12 level and absence of the Philadelphia chromosome and BCR/ABL1 fusion gene. CNL can be distinguished from chronic myelogenous leukemia, leukemoid reaction and myelodysplastic syndrome. We report a case of 45 year old male patient with CNL.

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