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Schilling's type of leukaemia

Alternative eponyms

  • Schilling’s leukaemia

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Monocytic leukaemia without any morphological components resembling a myelocytic origin.

Description

Monocytic leukaemia without any morphological components resembling a myelocytic origin. It is characterized by the presence in the blood of large cells derived from the endothelial system, with lacy chromatin, bizarre nuclei, and irregular borders.

Bibliography

  • C. H. Watkins, B. E. Hall:
    Monocytic leukemia of the Naegeli and Schilling types.
    American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Baltimore, 1940, 10: 387-396.

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