Definition of erythroleukaemia in English:


(US erythroleukemia)


mass nounMedicine
  • A rare acute form of leukaemia in which there is proliferation of immature red and white blood cells.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’