Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 05, 2021
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Sara J Grethlein, MD, MBA, FACP  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Problems to be considered include the following:

  • Acute myeloid leukemia

  • Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

  • Chronic neutrophilic leukemia

  • Thrombocythemia

  • Leukemoid reactions from infections (chronic granulomatous [eg, tuberculosis])

  • Tumor necrosis

Differential Diagnoses