Definition of erythroleukaemia in English:


Line breaks: erythro|leu¦kae¦mia
Pronunciation: /ɪˌrɪθrə(ʊ)luːˈkiːmɪə
(US erythroleukemia)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A rare acute form of leukaemia 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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