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Leukostasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leukostasis
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.553.560
Unique ID
D018921
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018921
Annotation
note category: abnorm intravasc leukocyte aggreg
Scope Note
Abnormal intravascular leukocyte aggregation and clumping often seen in leukemia patients. The brain and lungs are the two most commonly affected organs. This acute syndrome requires aggressive cytoreductive modalities including chemotherapy and/or leukophoresis. It is differentiated from LEUKEMIC INFILTRATION which is a neoplastic process where leukemic cells invade organs.
Entry Term(s)
Leukostasis Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WH 200
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/01/06
Leukostasis Preferred
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