Hairy cell leukemia presenting with a lytic bone lesion.

@article{Pemmaraju2015HairyCL,
  title={Hairy cell leukemia presenting with a lytic bone lesion.},
  author={Naresh Pemmaraju and Javed I Gill and John Richard Krause},
  journal={Proceedings},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={65-6}
}
Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) is an indolent neoplasm of small mature B lymphoid cells with characteristic morphologic features usually involving the peripheral blood, bone marrow, and spleen. It constitutes approximately 2% of adult leukemias and has a male predominance. Patients usually present with weakness, splenomegaly, and pancytopenia. The overall… CONTINUE READING