Hairy cell leukemia

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Medical Definition of Hairy cell leukemia

Hairy cell leukemia: A rare type of chronic leukemia in which the abnormal white blood cells appear to be covered with tiny hairs when examined microscopically. The hairy cells are malignant B lymphocytes. There may be too few normal blood cells of all types because of an exc


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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