acute monocytic leukemia

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acute monocytic leukemia

[ə′kyüt ‚män·ə′sid·ik lü′kē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A severe blood disorder in which abnormal leukocytes are identified as immature forms of monocytes. Also known as monoblastic leukemia.
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Translocation (15;17)(q22;q21) as a secondary chromosomal abnormality in a case of acute monoblastic leukemia with tetrasomy 8.
(21.) Tobelem G, Jacquillat C, Chastang C, Auclerc MF, Lechevallier T, Well M, Daniel MT, Flandrin G, Harrousseau JL, Schaison G, Boiron M, Bernard J: Acute monoblastic leukemia: a clinical and biologic study of 74 cases.
ALL ALL (B) 4 ALL (T) 7 AML ApML, (AML with t[15;17][q22;q12] [PML/ RARA] and variants) 2 Acute myeloblastic leukemia, with 11q23 (MLL) abnormalities 4 AML, minimally differentiated 1 AML, without maturation 4 Acute myelomonocytic leukemia 6 Acute monoblastic leukemia 1 Acute erythroid leukemia 1 Biphenotypic acute leukemia 2 Abbreviations: ALL, acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma;ALL (B), precursor B-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma;ALL (T), precursor T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma; AML, acute myeloid leukemia; ApML, acute promyelocytic leukemia;MLL, myeloid/lymphoid or mixed-lineage leukemia gene;PML, promyelocytic leukemia gene; RARA, retinoic acid receptor, alpha gene.
Thanks to a bone marrow donation when she was 1 year old, Abigail, who suffered from acute monoblastic leukemia, is able to do all of this and more.

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