acute leukemia


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acute leukemia

[ə′kyüt lü′kē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A severe blood disorder characterized by rapid onset and progress, with anemia and hemorrhagic manifestations; immature forms of leukocytes are predominant.
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Flowcytometric immunophenotypic profile of acute leukemia: mansoura experience.
Use of Flow Cytometry Immunophenotyping for Diagnosis of Acute Leukemia at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya.
Reduced intensity conditioning allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for adult acute myeloid leukemia in complete remission - A review from the acute leukemia working party of the EBMT.
Acute leukemia during pregnancy: The Toronto Leukemia Study Group experience with long-term follow-up of children exposed in utero to chemotherapeutic agents.
Mixed phenotype acute leukemia: clinical and laboratory features and outcome in 100 patients defined according to the WHO 2008 classification.
Mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL) is a rare neoplasm which accounts for 2-5% of all leukemia [3, 4] and extramedullary presentation of them is extremely uncommon.
Ng et al., "A 17-gene stemness score for rapid determination of risk in acute leukemia," Nature, 2016; DOI: 10.1038/nature20598
The study included 120 children with acute leukemia who were treated in our department between 1995 and 2010.
Although, with CML, blast crisis can occur, making it behave much more like an acute leukemia. Sessions (2007) stated that chronic myeloid leukemia is a stem cell cancer and represents 15-20% of all adult leukemia diagnosed each year.
To the best of our knowledge, this is only the second case of therapy-related mixed phenotype acute leukemia, T/myeloid, NOS and the first associated with RCHOP.
Peripheral blood smear showed a normochromic normocytic anemia with immature cells of leukocyte (blast cell 10%) and was suggestive for acute leukemia.

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