Definition of erythroleukemia in English:

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Pronunciation: /iˌriTHrōlo͞oˈkēmēə/


A rare acute form of leukemia in which there is proliferation of immature red and white blood cells.
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  • According to the recent World Health Organization classification, acute erythroid leukemias are divided into erythroleukemia and pure erythroid leukemia, based on the presence or absence of a significant myeloid component.
  • Several autoimmune phenomena, including autoimmune hemolytic anemia and positive rheumatoid factor, have been reported in patients with erythroleukemia.
  • No membrane expression of E-cadherin was present in any of the 14 bone marrow biopsy specimens from patients with erythroleukemia.

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Syllabification: e·ryth·ro·leu·ke·mi·a

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