Clinical and Laboratory Features of CD5-Negative Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia


Demir C., Kara E., Ekinci O., Ebinc S.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.23, pp.2137-2142, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.901781
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2137-2142

Abstract

Background: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) usually expresses CD5 antigen. However, 7-20% of patients are CD5 negative. We report here a series of 19 CD5-negative B-CLL cases.