Definition of Acute leukemia
1. Noun. Rapidly progressing leukemia.
Specialized synonyms: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myelocytic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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Literary usage of Acute leukemia
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1. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1905)
"I shall, however, first mention briefly some striking clinical features in the case of acute leukemia, which are of interest from an etiologic, ..."
2. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"In 1857 Friedreich reported a case of acute leukemia, but it was not until 1889, when Ebstein's paper appeared, that any extensive account of the symptoms ..."
3. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"acute leukemia is, as a rule, rapidly fatal, the illness lasting from one to nine weeks. In some patients, the high fever and great prostration sug- ..."
4. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"Some authors limit the duration of acute leukemia to six weeks, but the time limit proposed by Fraen- kel,1 four months, is generally accepted as being more ..."
5. Hematological atlas, with a description of the technic of blood examination by Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Schleip (1908)
"acute leukemia acute leukemia The clinical picture of these cases is characterized by high temperature and a hemorrhagic diathesis, frequently combined with ..."
6. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1908)
"In this case it is not impossible that septic infection had some part in the production of the acute leukemia. In a case of acute lymphatic leukemia ..."