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Descriptor English:   Leukemic Infiltration 
Descriptor Spanish:   Infiltración Leucémica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Infiltração Leucêmica 
Synonyms English:   Infiltration, Leukemic
Infiltrations, Leukemic
Leukemic Infiltrations  
Tree Number:   C04.697.645.500
C23.550.727.645.500
Definition English:   A pathologic change in leukemia in which leukemic cells permeate various organs at any stage of the disease. All types of leukemia show various degrees of infiltration, depending upon the type of leukemia. The degree of infiltration may vary from site to site. The liver and spleen are common sites of infiltration, the greatest appearing in myelocytic leukemia, but infiltration is seen also in the granulocytic and lymphocytic types. The kidney is also a common site and of the gastrointestinal system, the stomach and ileum are commonly involved. In lymphocytic leukemia the skin is often infiltrated. The central nervous system too is a common site. 
Indexing Annotation English:   IM; coord with organ /pathol (IM) (not the precoord organ/neopl term) + the specific type of leukemia /pathol (IM), as "leukemic infiltration of the skin in lymphocytic leukemia" = LEUKEMIC INFILTRATION (IM) + SKIN /pathol (IM) (not SKIN NEOPLASMS) + LEUKEMIA, LYMPHOID /pathol (IM); Manual 24.4.1.2
History Note English:   93 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30672 
Unique Identifier:   D017254 

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