Acute leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, however, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells. These cells crowd out the healthy blood cells, making it hard for blood to do its work. In acute myeloid leukemia (AML), there are too many of a specific type of white blood cell called a myeloblast.AML is the most common type of acute leukemia in adults. This type of cancer usually gets worse quickly if it is not treated. Possible risk factors include smoking, previous chemotherapy treatment, and exposure to radiation. Symptoms of AML include:FeverShortness of breathEasy bruising or bleedingBleeding under the skinWeakness or feeling tiredWeight loss or loss of appetiteTests that examine the blood and bone marrow diagnose AML. Treatments include chemotherapy, other drugs, radiation therapy, stem cell transplants, and targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells. Once the leukemia is in remission, you need additional treatment to make sure that it does not come back.NIH: National Cancer Institute

Disease Alternative Name

acute myeloid leukemia
aml
acute myeloblastic leukemia
leukemia
myeloblastic
acute
myelogenous
myeloid
anll
acute myelogenous leukemia
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15 years male clinical dx - Acute leukemia CBC and peripheral blood smear pictures for your Opinion

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Moderate anisopoikilocytosis.. hypochromia.. microcytes.. schistocytes.. dacryocytes..boat shaped cells..many sickle cells.. polychromatic cells .. target cells and many normoblasts. TLC is not as high as cbc print outdepicted.(falsely high...


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