acute leukemia

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Noun1.acute leukemia - rapidly progressing leukemiaacute leukemia - rapidly progressing leukemia  
cancer of the blood, leucaemia, leukaemia, leukemia - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children
acute myelocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults
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Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia (APL) is an acute leukaemia characterised by rearrangements involving the PML and RARA loci.
The value of cytochemical stains in the diagnosis of acute leukaemia. Research and Health Sciences 2016;2(5):1 7.
Immunophenotyping has a recognised role in the diagnosis and classification of acute leukaemia.12 AML has an age adjusted incidence of 3.7/100,000 per annum in US with highest incidence in 7th decade.3 AML can occur at any age group but the incidence increases with age.2 The mean age in our study was 32 years similar to Harani et al.5; However, in some other studies mean age was more than our study ranging from 35 to 47 years.(2,3,13-15) Childhood AML comprised 27.3% in our study while adult AML comprised 72% which was slightly different from Gosh study.
It is not less than a blessing for acute Leukaemia (blood cancer) patients of the region, source added.
WOLVES goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement - a month after revealing he is in complete remission from acute leukaemia.
WOLVES goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement, a month after revealing he is in complete remission from acute leukaemia.
The type of leukaemia that develops rapidly is called the acute leukaemia which is caused when the leukaemia cell count increases readily and these abnormal cells cannot perform the functions of regular WBC.
In addition, LBS-007 is expected to enter a first-in-human Phase 1 trial in drug-resistant and refractory acute leukaemia patient population in Q4 of 2018 following a successful potent activity against leukaemia and multiple solid tumours in preclinical studies, concluded the company.
Long-term outcomes of unmanipulated haploidentical HSCT for paediatric patients with acute leukaemia. Bone Marrow Transplant 2013;48:1519-24.
Signs and symptoms of biphenotypic acute leukemias are similar to acute leukaemia. The diagnostic criteria were based on the scoring system proposed by the European Group for the Immunological characterization of Leukemias (EGIL) classification, that was adopted by the WHO 2001 classification8, as shown in table-I and by the 2008 WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues9-11.
Specifically, acute leukaemia is extremely uncommon in pregnancy, with an incidence of 1 in 75 000.
Estey et al., "Biphenotypic acute leukaemia: a case series," British Journal of Haematology, vol.

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