Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)?

Updated: May 23, 2021
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Sara J Grethlein, MD, FACP  more...
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Problems to be considered include the following:

  • Acute myeloid leukemia

  • Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

  • Chronic neutrophilic leukemia

  • Thrombocythemia

  • Leukemoid reactions from infections (chronic granulomatous [eg, tuberculosis])

  • Tumor necrosis


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