Leukemoid Reaction-An Update

Menka Kapil
2019 Clinical Pathology & Research Journal  
Leukemoid reaction (LR) refers to a reactive, excessive leukocytosis outside the bone marrow in the absence of hematological malignancy and has been described in response to inflammation, severe infection, malignancies, hemorrhage, acute hemolysis, or bone marrow stimulants. There is a significant increase in mature neutrophils in the peripheral blood and a differential count showing neutrophilia with varying degree of left shift.
doi:10.23880/cprj-16000116 fatcat:6fhtuhp5ofai5o4qsutia2izvi