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[mass noun] A rare acute form of leukaemia in which there is proliferation of immature red and white blood cells.
- ‘Several autoimmune phenomena, including autoimmune hemolytic anemia and positive rheumatoid factor, have been reported in patients with erythroleukemia.’
- ‘No membrane expression of E-cadherin was present in any of the 14 bone marrow biopsy specimens from patients with erythroleukemia.’
- ‘According to the recent World Health Organization classification, acute erythroid leukemias are divided into erythroleukemia and pure erythroid leukemia, based on the presence or absence of a significant myeloid component.’
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