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Acute myeloid leukemia

Introduction: Acute myeloid leukemia

Description of Acute myeloid leukemia

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Acute myeloid leukemia: AML. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called acute myelogenous leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.
Source: National Institute of Health

Acute myeloid leukemia: acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults.
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Acute myeloid leukemia: A clonal expansion of myeloid blasts in the bone marrow, blood or other tissues. The classification of acute myeloid leukemias (AMLs) encompasses four major categories: 1) AML with recurrent genetic abnormalities 2) AML with multilineage dysplasia 3) Therapy-related AML 4) AML not otherwise categorized. The required bone marrow or peripheral blood blast percentage for the diagnosis of AML has been recently reduced from 30% (French-American-British [FAB] classification) to 20% (WHO classification). (WHO, 2001) -- 2003
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Acute myeloid leukemia: Related Topics

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Acute myeloid leukemia as a Disease

Acute myeloid leukemia (medical condition): See Acute myeloid leukemia (disease information).
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Acute myeloid leukemia: Related Diseases

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Broader terms for Acute myeloid leukemia

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The following terms can be used for Acute myeloid leukemia

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Hierarchical classifications of Acute myeloid leukemia

The following list attempts to classify Acute myeloid leukemia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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  • granulocytic leukemia,myelocytic leukemia
  • cancer of the blood,leucaemia,leukaemia,leukemia
  • cancer,malignant neoplastic disease
  • malignant neoplasm,malignant tumor,metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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