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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Previously called biphenotypic acute leukemias (BALs), these neoplasms have been renamed mixed-phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL)3.
A bilineal blast population comprises 2 groups of blasts that each fulfills diagnostic criteria for different lineages of acute leukemia (Figure 2, A through F).
Patients aged <18 years, diagnosed with acute leukemia at the Department of Hematology Oncology Center, Beijing Children's Hospital (BCH), from December 2011 to September 2015 were enrolled in the study.
Treatment of acute leukemia during pregnancy: Presentation of nine cases.
At first admission with the diagnosis of acute leukemia, the patients underwent a detailed ophthalmologic examination by an ophthalmologist.
Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation can be used when the patient with acute leukemia is in remission in an attempt to replace the patient's hematopoietic cell line with new, healthy stem cells.
5) Therapy-related mixed phenotype acute leukemia, T/myeloid, NOS has been described in one patient with multiple sclerosis treated with Mitoxantrone.
The suspicion of acute leukemia should be confirmed by examination of the bone marrow.
Patients with acute leukemia often have underlying conditions which may decompensate or cause complications that may endanger life.
Results from the in vitro culture revealed that VP-16 upregulated TRAIL expression in the bone marrow mononuclear cells of patients with acute leukemia, but the binding of VP-16 to IFN did not enhance TRAIL expression as compared with VP-16 alone (p>0.
Hematological characteristics, FAB and WHO classification of 153 cases of myeloid acute leukemia in Tunisia.
He used his final programme notes to thank the club's fans for their support during his battle with acute leukemia.

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