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80 year old, asymptomatic man present with a Total Leucocyte Count of 1 lakh, with 80% lymphocytes and 20% PMC's. What is the most probable diagnosis? (AI 2010, AI 2012)



A HIV
B CML

C CLL
D TB

Ans. C

CLL

This is the most common variety of leukaemia, occurs in elderly person. CLL constitutes 25% of all leukaemias. Transformation into ALL is not a feature

Clinical Features (Mostly asymptomatic)

Weight loss stage, infection, bleeding, enlarged rubbery nontender nodes, hepatosplenomegaly.

Stages of CLL

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