Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

CLL Rai Class

Rai stages for chronic lymphocytic leukemia:

  • Stage 0: low risk patients with lymphocyte count more than 15,000
  • Stage 1: intermediate risk patients with elevated lymphocyte count and enlarged lymph nodes
  • Stage 2: high risk patients with elevated lymphocyte count, with possibly enlarged lymph nodes, liver or spleen
  • Stage 3: high risk patients with elevated lymphocyte count, plus anemia and possibly enlarged lymph nodes, liver or spleen
  • Stage 4: high risk patients with elevated lymphocyte count and low platelet count

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed CLL References
  1. Yee KW, O'Brien SM. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia: diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Aug;81(8):1105-29. [16901035]
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