Leukemia – Chronic T-Cell Lymphocytic


TChronic T-Cell Leukemia is a subtype of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and can be further broken down into 4 subtypes itself. Sezary syndrome occurs on the skin and is very slow growing. T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) is the more frequent T-cell leukemia and is an especially aggressive form. Large granular lymphocytic leukemia (LGLL) is more commonly seen in women and may be associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Lastly, adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is caused by a retrovirus known as HTLV1 and has 4 additional subtypes.