monocytic leukemia

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Noun1.monocytic leukemia - leukemia characterized by the proliferation of monocytes and monoblasts in the bloodmonocytic leukemia - leukemia characterized by the proliferation of monocytes and monoblasts in the blood
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
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AML with NPM1 mutation, as a distinct clinicopathological entity, is usually associated with normal karyogram, leukocytosis, monocytic leukemias (French-American-British (FAB) M4 and M5a/b) and CD34 negativity [16].
High frequency of Ikaros isoform 6 expression in acute myelomonocytic and monocytic leukemias: implications for up-regulation of the antiapoptotic protein Bcl-XL in leukemogenesis.
In keeping with the morphologic impression, acute myelomonocytic leukemia and acute monoblastic or monocytic leukemias display immunophenotypic evidence of monocytic differentiation.