Which physical findings are characteristic of erythroleukemia?

Updated: Dec 16, 2018
  • Author: Beata Holkova, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Physical examination findings may include the following:

  • Pallor (anemia)

  • Hemorrhage (thrombocytopenia) - Ecchymoses or petechiae; gum bleeding; epistaxis; retinal hemorrhage

  • Fever and infection (neutropenia) - Respiratory tract, urinary tract, sinuses, perirectal area, or skin

  • Hepatosplenomegaly (< 25% of cases)

  • Lymphadenopathy


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