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Causes of Acute promyelocytic leukemia

Causes of Acute promyelocytic leukemia

Acute promyelocytic leukemia is caused by chromosomal abnormalities in a particular blood cell line. The initiating factor that creates the abnormal chromosome is not known, but genetic and environmental factors may both play a role. In particular, radiation exposure or therapy for a prior cancer can create DNA mutations that lead to the chromosome abnormality.

Acute promyelocytic leukemia: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Acute promyelocytic leukemia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Acute promyelocytic leukemia:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Acute promyelocytic leukemia may be found in:


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