This site is intended for healthcare professionals
Login | Register (NOW FREE)

Medical search

leukaemic reticuloendotheliosis

FREE subscriptions for doctors and students... click here
You have 3 open access pages.

Hairy cell leukaemia is a rare form of chronic B-cell leukaemia characterised by:

  • pancytopenia
  • splenomegaly
  • an excess of cells with cytoplasmic villi or "hairs" in the bone marrow, spleen and blood

It is an indolent cancer predominantly of middle aged men.

Recent advances suggest a good prognosis.


The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions LtdĀ®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions LtdĀ® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence. GPnotebook stores small data files on your computer called cookies so that we can recognise you and provide you with the best service. If you do not want to receive cookies please do not use GPnotebook.