acute leukemia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
The 31-year-old photojournalist at West Media was admitted in January at the Kenyatta National Hospital after he was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia.
The patients suspected to have acute leukemia were subjected to bone marrow examination (aspiration and trephine biopsy) for further cytochemical staining (SBB) and Immunophenotyping.
The first step in classification of acute leukemia is to assign lineage by resemblance to normal progenitor cells.
Based on leukemia type the market is categorized into chronic leukemia, acute leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, chronic lymphatic leukemia, and acute lymphatic leukemia.
Acute leukemia in pregnancy with ovarian metastasis: A case report and review of the literature.
Optimizing antibody panels for efficient and cost-effective flow cytometric diagnosis of acute leukemia.
Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells and AML is the most common type of acute leukemia in adults.
In the present study, we aimed to investigate ophthalmic manifestations in patients with acute leukemia and to determine whether there is a relationship between these manifestations and morbidity or prognosis.
There are two main variations of leukemia: acute leukemia and chronic leukemia.
By immunohistochemistry the blasts showed variable positivity for CD34, CD117, CD3, CD7, myeloperoxidase, and terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT), consistent with a T/myeloid mixed phenotype acute leukemia (T/M-MPAL) (Figures 1C, 1D).
Contract award: laboratory reagents and monoclonal antibodies for the diagnosis of acute leukemia

Full browser ?