Chronic myeloid leukemia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

  title={Chronic myeloid leukemia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.},
  author={Jill M Gore},
  journal={JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={45-6; quiz 45-6}
GENERAL FEATURES • Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder characterized by overproduction of mature, but abnormal, myeloid white blood cells (WBCs). • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a clonal malignancy of B cells, leading to an accumulation of lymphocytes that are immunoincompetent and are unable to adequately respond to… CONTINUE READING