acute myelocytic leukemia


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Noun1.acute myelocytic leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytesacute myelocytic leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults
acute leukemia - rapidly progressing leukemia
granulocytic leukemia, myelocytic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood
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Hicsonmez G, Cetin M, Tuncer AM, Yenicesu I, Asian D, Ozyurek E, Unal S: Children with acute myelocytic leukemia presenting with extramedullary infiltration: The effects of high-dose steroid treatment.
Keywords: 4-HPR, Acute myelocytic leukemia, Apoptosis, Cell differentiation, Flow cytometry
Sixteen children have been diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia and one with acute myelocytic leukemia.
Immunophenotyping of bone marrow (BM) specimens is useful in establishing a diagnosis of acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) and important in predicting its prognosis.
We describe the case of an acute myelocytic leukemia patient with vancomycin-resistant enterococci bloodstream infection.
If an older patient with acute myelocytic leukemia receives a transplant after his first chemotherapy-induced remission, the odds of a cure are about 40% to 50%.
Plate 4 is a higher magnification photograph of the bone marrow of acute myelocytic leukemia.

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