B-Cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
In medicine, B-Cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, also called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), is a "chronic leukemia characterized by abnormal B-lymphocytes and often generalized lymphadenopathy. In patients presenting predominantly with blood and bone marrow involvement it is called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL); in those predominantly with enlarged lymph nodes it is called small lymphocytic lymphoma. These terms represent spectrums of the same disease."
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