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Leukemia, Hairy Cell MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leukemia, Hairy Cell
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.337.415
C15.604.515.553
C20.683.515.517
Unique ID
D007943
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007943
Annotation
since the disease is chronic, do not coordinate with CHRONIC DISEASE; note entry term RETICULOENDOTHELIOSIS, LEUKEMIC;: RETICULOENDOTHELIOSIS, AVIAN is also available
Scope Note
A neoplastic disease of the lymphoreticular cells which is considered to be a rare type of chronic leukemia; it is characterized by an insidious onset, splenomegaly, anemia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, little or no lymphadenopathy, and the presence of "hairy" or "flagellated" cells in the blood and bone marrow.
Entry Term(s)
Hairy Cell Leukemia
Leukemic Reticuloendotheliosis
Reticuloendotheliosis, Leukemic
NLM Classification #
WH 250
Previous Indexing
Leukemia (1966-1977)
Reticuloendotheliosis (1966-1977)
Spleen/pathology (1966-1977)
Splenomegaly (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2009/08/03
Leukemia, Hairy Cell Preferred
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