Richard A. Larson, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Richard A. Larson

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Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Chronic myeloid leukemia What every physician needs to know: Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a malignant disease arising from a primitive hematopoietic stem cell in the bone marrow that involves all three myeloid lineages: granulocytes, erythroid cells, and megakaryocytes. Patients typically present with an elevated white blood cell count consisting primarily of mature neutrophils, although…

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