Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma with Hyperleukocytosis: A Case Report

Authors

  • Ankit Kumar Mandal Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8884-9778
  • Priya Sah Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal
  • Sanam Dhakal Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal
  • Sulav Sapkota Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal
  • Surya Bahadur Parajuli Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal

Keywords:

Chronic lymphocytic, Hyperleukocytosis, Leukaemia, Lymphoma, Small lymphocytic

Abstract

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL) is a B-cell lymphocytic neoplasm with indolent clinical course. Author describes a 55-yearold male presenting with fever and generalized lymphadenopathy, found to have white cell count of 576000/mm3 and subsequently was diagnosed with CLL/SLL. The patient received systemic chemotherapy in our department, got clinically improved and on follow-up clinic visit documented normalisation of his white cell counts. The case report brings up a rare presentation of CLL/SLL with such high white cell count and being reported from Nepal. We don't have such cases reported in our literature.

 

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Author Biographies

Ankit Kumar Mandal, Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal

Department of Internal Medicine

Priya Sah, Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal

Department of Internal Medicine

Sanam Dhakal, Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal

Department of Internal Medicine

Sulav Sapkota, Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal

Department of Medical Oncology

Surya Bahadur Parajuli, Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Budhiganga-2, Morang, Nepal

Department of Community Medicine

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Published

2023-08-23

How to Cite

Mandal, A. K., Sah, P., Dhakal, S., Sapkota, S., & Parajuli, S. B. (2023). Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma with Hyperleukocytosis: A Case Report. Annapurna Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 53–55. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/ajhs/article/view/57887

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Case Reports