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Acute erythroleukemia

Acute erythroleukemia: Introduction

Acute erythroleukemia: A rare condition characterized by the presence of abnormal blood cells (erythroblastic precursors) in the bone marrow and blood. The condition is characterized by anemia and generally leads to the development of acute myelogenous leukemia. The acute form has more severe symptoms than the chronic form. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute erythroleukemia is available below.

Symptoms of Acute erythroleukemia

Treatments for Acute erythroleukemia

  • Treatment for erythroleukemia similar to treatment of other types of AML but problems include primary induction failure, relapse, toxicity and multidrug resistance gene found in some patients
  • Patients under 60 are generally offered intensive treatment
  • Patients older than sixty may be offered low intensity chemotherapy or supportive care which focuses on keeping the patient as comfortable as possible
  • Chemotherapy
  • more treatments...»

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Acute erythroleukemia: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Acute erythroleukemia

  • The condition may be inherited in rare cases and risk factors that make a patient predisposed to this condition are:
  • History of chemotherapy
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Exposure to ionizing radiation - Thorotrast
  • more causes...»

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Less Common Symptoms of Acute erythroleukemia

Acute erythroleukemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Acute erythroleukemia

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Acute erythroleukemia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acute erythroleukemia

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Acute erythroleukemia: Rare Types

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Acute erythroleukemia: Animations

Prognosis for Acute erythroleukemia

Prognosis for Acute erythroleukemia: The prognosis is quite variable.

Statistics for Acute erythroleukemia

Acute erythroleukemia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Acute erythroleukemia:

Acute erythroleukemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acute erythroleukemia, or a subtype of Acute erythroleukemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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