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Medical Dictionary

adult T–cell leukemia


Medical Definition of ADULT T-CELL LEUKEMIA

:  a lymphoproliferative disease that is characterized by high counts of malignant T cells, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, and hypercalcemia and that is associated with the retrovirus HTLV-I—called also adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma


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