Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Background

  • Most common leukemia in adults in developed world
  • Typically occurs in adults >55 yo
  • Usually indolent disease, slow progression over up to 10 years

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Oncologic Emergencies

Related to Local Tumor Effects

Related to Biochemical Derangement

Related to Hematologic Derangement

Related to Therapy

Leukocytosis

Evaluation

Management

Disposition

  • If incidental finding or only very mild symptoms, discharge with close outpatient follow up
  • Admit if complication

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Authors:

Claire