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Diseases » Myelogenous leukemia » Glossary
 

Glossary for Myelogenous leukemia

  • Acute myeloid leukemia: A form of rapidly progressing blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets.
  • Blood cancer: Malignancy of one or several of the different types of cells in the blood
  • Blood conditions: Conditions that affect the blood
  • Bone Marrow Conditions: Medical conditions affecting the bone marrow
  • Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
  • Child health conditions: Any medical conditions typically afflicting children.
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia: Type of leukemia mostly in adults; rarely in children.
  • Death: The cessation of life
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius
  • Flu-like conditions: Medical conditions similar to flu, or exhibition flu-like symptoms.
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
  • Teen health conditions: Medical conditions typically afflicting teenagers.
  • Von Gierke disease IB: A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a G6P transporter defect) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues and a reduced blood sugar level. The condition is characterized primarily by an increased risk of bacterial infections due to impaired neutrophil activity which is needed to fight bacterial invasions.

 

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