Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
|Key Information||Appropriate Tests|
FBC, blood film, differential WCC; immunophenotyping; protein (total), albumin, protein electrophoresis, paraprotein typing, immunoglobulins G, A, M.
Bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy.
A chronic lymphoid leukaemia in which massive splenomegaly and marked lymphocytosis are common. It is distinguished from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) by the presence of >55% prolymphocytes on the blood film.
|See also Chronic leukaemia and Lymphoproliferative disorders|