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The Role of Radiology and Imaging in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

The abnormal white blood cells or “leukemic cells” produced in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) can reside for years in various parts of the body, slowly and discretely accumulating in bone marrow, blood, or lymph nodes. Taking years to become detectable

Diagnosis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Takeaway Points: To diagnose chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), there needs to be ≥5000 monoclonal (genetically identical) B-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in the blood for the duration of at least three months. The clonal nature of the circulating