Hyperleukocytosis With Leukostasis

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Hyperleukocytosis refers to an elevated white blood cell count (often >100 × 10/L) as a result of leukemic proliferation. Leukostasis is a medical emergency as a result of hypoperfusion due to the elevated blast count. The clinical features and emergent management of leukostasis have been summarized in Table 22-14.

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