Chronic eosinophilic leukaemia (CEL): a distinct myeloproliferative disease.

@article{Weide1997ChronicEL,
  title={Chronic eosinophilic leukaemia (CEL): a distinct myeloproliferative disease.},
  author={Rudolf Weide and Harald Rieder and Yasmin Mehraein and Max Wolf and Ulrich Kaiser and Ulf Seifart and Christian G{\"o}rg and Klaus Havemann},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1997},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={117-23}
}
Chronic eosinophilic leukaemia has not yet been clearly defined, mainly due to the fact that it has not been conclusively shown as a monoclonal disease which should be separated from chronic myelogenous leukaemia, acute myelogenous leukaemia with eosinophilia (AML, FAB M4Eo), and the idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. We report a patient with a white blood cell count of 17.6 x 10(9)/l with 74% eosinophils, normal platelet count and haemoglobin. No blasts were seen in the peripheral blood… CONTINUE READING

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