Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is the most common leukemia in adults. It’s a type of cancer that starts in cells that become certain white blood cells (called lymphocytes) in the bone marrow.
Niemann-Pick is a rare, inherited disease that affects the body’s ability to metabolize fat (cholesterol and lipids) within cells. These cells malfunction and, over time, die. Niemann-Pick disease can affect the brain, nerves, liver, spleen, bone marrow and, in severe cases, lungs.
Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia (MAHA)
Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA) is a syndrome of traumatic intravascular hemolysis causing fragmentation of the RBCs that are seen on peripheral blood smear (schistocytes). It is not a specific diagnosis but suggests a limited differential diagnosis.