Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Basophilia (50/cumm or > 1%)

Basophilia (50/cumm or > 1%)

May be first sign of blast crisis or accelerated phase of chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML).

Persistent basophilia may indicate unsuspected myeloproliferative disease.


Chronic myelogenous leukemia, basophilic leukemia, polycythemia, myeloid metaplasia, Hodgkin's disease, chronic sinusitis and hemolytic anemia.

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