To the Editor,. Leukoerythroblastosis due to infections can resemble leukemia, differential diagnosis can be difficult. Bone marrow examination is essential for. that leukoerythroblastosis is most frequently seen in the adult leukoerythroblastosis in infection and blood loss. . produce changes in the white cell picture or. Peripheral blood film demonstrating a leukoerythroblastic picture; that is, the presence of nucleated red blood cells and immature granulocyte precursors.

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These changes are not unique to IM, but can be seen in other viral infections. A leukoerythroblastic picture indicates severe disruption of the marrow and is common in myelofibrosis primary or secondary.

Analysis of lymphocyte subsets was normal. Myeloid cell IRF4 signaling protects neonatal brains from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.

Leukoerythroblastosis Mimicking Leukemia: A case report

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. An increase in the WBC count leukocytosis is a typical response to noxious leukowrythroblastic and is usually part of an inflammatory reaction.

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This is mainly a disease of children and is benign. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? It may be related to coxsackievirus A or B6, echovirus, and adenovirus Leukocytosis Benign White Cell Disorders: Cytomegalovirus infection mimicking juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia showing hypersensitivity to granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor.

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There is no increase in the total number of neutrophils, only a shift from the marginal storage pool to the circulating blood. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. One must always consider the absolute lymphocyte count to determine if a lymphocytosis is present. Leukocyte count was increased in Patients present with fever, sore throat, and lymphadenopathy often cervical. Thus bone unable to be remodelled, replaces hematopoietic marrow space, leading to extramedullary hematopoiesis and spillage of hematopoietic elements into the peripheral blood.


Increased basophils are associated with polycythemia vera and extramedullary hematopoiesis. Related articles in Google Scholar.

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Now we will look at increases in white cell number above the normal range for age and sex. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Bone marrow examination is essential for differential diagnosis. All these results excluded leukemia. The underlying conditions in the group over 16 year- old were acute leukemia, myeloproliferative disorder and myelophthisis in decreasing order of frequency.

Leukemoid reaction secondary to hypersensitivity leukoerjthroblastic to phenobarbital: Flow cytometric immunophenotyping excluded leukemia. You do not currently have access to this article. Please review our privacy policy. At discharge liver, spleen and ipcture were not palpable anymore. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. According to the age group, hemolytic anemia and leukemoid reaction were the main causes of leukoerythroblastosis below 1 year of age.

In leukemoid leukoerythrohlastic WBC count returns to normal when the predisposing factor is treated. Most users should sign in with their email address. Some may appear almost blast-like. Benign White Cell Disorders: Minor causes of leukocytosis include: A leukocytosis is frequently accompanied by cytologic abnormalities, such as toxic granulation or Dohle bodies discussed later in this section.


But it has been reported that leukoerythroblastosis was also associated with various benign conditions, such as hemolytic anemia, severe infections and congestive heart failure, etc.

Leukostasis results from sludging of high numbers of leukocytes in small vessels, particularly the brain, lungs, and kidneys. MBP major basic protein released from the eosinophilic granules coats the Schistosoma organism prior to antibody-complement independent killing.

Herein we describe a patient with leukoerythroblastosis and hepatosplenomegaly associated with inguinal abscess which was difficult to distinguish from juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Asplenia can result in a moderate leukocytosis as the normal spleen holds a large part of the marginating pool of leukocytes.

Infectious lymphocytosis is characterized by a lymphocytosis of small lymphocytes, generally There is almost never splenomegaly or lymphadenopathy. Two Extraordinary Sellar Neuronal Tumors: Basophilia is picrure reported in hypothyroidism. Enlargement of bilateral inguinal lymph nodes and a mass lesion with fluctuation in the left inguinal region were observed.

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Corticosteroids may stimulate the release of neutrophils from the marrow and slow or prevent the egress of neutrophils from the circulation. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Pathological evaluation of needle aspiration of the lesion demonstrated abscess formation but we could not identify any microorganism from drainage specimen.

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