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2 out of 6
 

Triad of hairy cell leukemia include all except? (LQ)



A Massive splenomegaly
B Pancytopenia

C Erythema Nodosum
D Hyper cellular bone marrow

Ans. D

Hyper cellular bone marrow

Triad of hairy cell leukemia

1. Massive splenomegaly

2. Pancytopenia

3. Vasculitis like syndrome i.e. Erythema Nodosum Cutaneous nodules

(In Hairy cell leukemia bone marrow is fibrous so diagnoses is done by bone marrow biopsy.)

Extra Edge: Diagnostic triad of Hairy cell leukemia

1. Hairy cells in PBF

2. Fried egg appearance of hairy cell in BM

3. TRAP positive