Acute leukemia

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Acute myelogenous leukemia

  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome ("preleukemia")
  • Left-shifted bone marrow recovering from toxic insult
  • Other lymphoproliferative disorders (polycythemia vera, essential thrombocytosis)

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Hairy cell leukemia
  • Atypical lymphocytosis of mononucleosis or pertussis

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