Published: 2018-01-24

Chronic neutrophilic leukaemia-a rare haematological malignancy

Amandeep Singh, Swapnil Jain, C. L. Nawal, Radhey Shyam Chejara, Vivek Prakash, Rajbeer Singh


Chronic neutrophilic leukaemia is a rare myeloproliferative neoplasm. It requires exhaustive workup and puts a diagnostic challenge to the clinician as well as pathologist. It should be differentiated from chronic myelogenous leukemia and reactive neutrophilia. Prognosis of the disease is poor. Here we report a case presented to us with 4 months of fatigue and fever. Investigation shows leucocytosis with predominant neutrophilia, evaluated and diagnosed as Chronic Neutrophilic Leukaemia (CNL) according to revised WHO criteria.


CNL (Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia)

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