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Complications of Leukemia


Leukemia and Lactate dehydrogenase levels
Leukemia and Depression
Leukemia and Enlarged Liver
Leukemia and Enlarged Lymph Glands
Leukemia and Enlarged Spleen
Leukemia and Gout
Leukemia and Infection
Leukemia and Kidney Failure
Leukemia and Pyoderma Gangrenosum
Leukemia and Raynaud's Phenomenon
Leukemia and Roth Spots
Leukemia and Uric Acid Levels

Possible Complications of Leukemia

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Repeated infections complicate most cases of leukemia. Kidney failure or impaired function and a decreasing number of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell) are also common complications. Trea READ MORE

Uric acid levels raised (plasma or serum)

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Uric acid levels raised (plasma or serum): Elevated blood concentrations of uric acid. Source: Diseases Database READ MORE

Lactate dehydrogenase levels raised (plasma or serum)

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Abstract Usually CPK, CK-MB and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) enzymes are measured in blood during the period of myocardial infarction. The changes in LDH assay indicates duration of the infarcti READ MORE

Raynaud's Phenomenon

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Raynaud's phenomenon is a disorder that affects the blood vessels in the fingers, toes, ears, and nose. This disorder is characterized by episodic attacks, called vasospastic attacks, that cause t READ MORE

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated. An idiopathic, rapidly evolving, and severely debilitatin READ MORE

Urate levels increased (urine)-Hyperuricosuria

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Hyperuricosuria is a medical term referring to the presence of excessive amounts of uric acid in the urine. Notable direct causes of hyperuricosuria are dissolution of uric acid crystals in the kidn READ MORE

Roth Spots

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Roth spots: a round white retina spot surrounded by hemorrhage in bacterial endocarditis, and in other retinal hemorrhagic conditions. Source: Stedman's Medical Spellchecker, © 2006 Lippinc READ MORE
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