Which systemic immunologic disorders are associated with hairy cell leukemia (HCL)?

Updated: Sep 16, 2018
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Hairy cell leukemia is associated with other systemic immunologic disorders including the following:

  • Scleroderma
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Erythematous maculopapules
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum

Other uncommon conditions may be associated with hairy cell leukemia, such as acquired factor VIII antibodies, paraproteinemia, and systemic mast cell disease.


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