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What does CLL stand for?

CLL stands for B1-chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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Gastrointestinal (GI) involvement can rarely occur with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Some of the reported manifestations include intussusception, small intestinal bacterial contamination, colitis and others. Usually, GI complications with CLL occur after Richter transformation. There have been two case reports to date of GI involvement in chronic lymphocytic leukemia without Richter's transformation.
A critical appraisal of ibrutinib in the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Tucker DL, Rule SA. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2015; 11:979-90. Epub 2015 Jun 23.
Safety and Efficacy Study of Iodine-131 Anti-B1 Antibody for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
[Show abstract] [Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: A patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia developed Ph1-positive chronic myelocytic leukemia after a 6-yr course of CLL. Chemotherapy for CLL consisted of chlorambucil and steroids, later vincristine and bleomycin; after resistance to these agents, cyclophosphamide, vincristine and prednisolone were applied. When CML was diagnosed, we found two morphologically distinct populations of malignant cells in the bone marrow; the Ph1-chromosome was identified, and immunological surface marker studies also demonstrated two distinct malignant cell populations.
B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Introduction B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia: A slow progressing disease involving cancerous B-cell lymphocytes which take over the healthy cells in the lymph nodes. B-cells help the body to fight infections so when the disease becomes more advanced, the body is less able to fight infection as there are fewer healthy, functioning B-cells. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia is available below.