Sistema de clasificación para la leucemia mieloide aguda infantil del grupo French-American-British M2: leucemia mieloblástica aguda con diferenciación. En la leucemia mieloide aguda, se fabrica una cantidad excesiva de glóbulos blancos inmaduros (denominados blastos mieloides). Se trata de células. Revisado La guía sobre la AML. Información para pacientes y cuidadores. Leucemia mieloide aguda. EMILY, sobreviviente de AML.

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Prognostic impact of karyotype and immunologic phenotype in adult patients with de novo AML. Complete remission does not mean the disease has been cured; rather, it signifies no disease can be detected with available leucema methods.

Services on Demand Journal. Enlargement of the spleen may occur in AML, but leucekia is typically mild and asymptomatic. Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur Wissenschaftlichen Medizin in German.

In AML, though, a single myeloblast accumulates leucrmia changes which “freeze” the cell in its immature state and prevent differentiation. The malignant cell in AML is the myeloblast. Mast cell leukemia Mast cell sarcoma Systemic mastocytosis.

Retrieved 10 May Benzene and many of its derivatives are known to be carcinogenic in vitro. Rarely, the first sign of leukemia may be the development of a solid leukemic mass or tumor outside of the bone marrowcalled a chloroma.

Deutsch Arch Klin Med. Chemotherapyradiation therapystem cell transplant [1] [3].

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Survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki had an increased rate of AML, [15] as did radiologists exposed to high levels of X-rays mieolide to the adoption of modern radiation safety practices.


A sample of marrow or blood is typically also tested for chromosomal abnormalities by routine cytogenetics or fluorescent in situ hybridization. The morphologic subtypes of AML also include rare types not included in the FAB system, such as acute basophilic leukemiawhich was proposed as a ninth n2, M8, in The best postremission therapy for intermediate-risk AML normal cytogenetics or cytogenetic changes not falling into good-risk or high-risk groups is less clear and depends on the specific situation, including the age and overall health of the person, the person’s values, and whether a suitable stem cell donor is available.

Much of the diversity and heterogeneity of AML is because leukemic transformation can occur at a number of different steps along the differentiation pathway.

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The specific type of postremission therapy is individualized based on a person’s prognostic factors see above and general health. The WHO classification of acute myeloid leukemia attempts to be more clinically useful and to produce more meaningful prognostic information than the FAB criteria.

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Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins. Fluorescent in situ hybridization performed on blood or bone marrow is often used for this purpose, as it readily identifies the chromosomal translocation [t 15;17 q22;q12 ;] that characterizes APL.

The subtypes have varying prognoses and responses to therapy. AML Acute lejcemia with myelofibrosis Myeloid sarcoma. How to cite this article. The diagnosis and classification of AML can be challenging, and should be performed by a qualified hematopathologist or hematologist.

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This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat AML which arises from a pre-existing myelodysplastic syndrome MDS or myeloproliferative disease so-called secondary AML kieloide a worse prognosis leuvemia, as does treatment-related AML arising after chemotherapy for another previous malignancy. The goal of induction therapy is to achieve a complete remission by reducing the number of leukemic cells to an undetectable level; the goal of consolidation therapy is to eliminate any residual undetectable disease and achieve a cure.


Two other mutations — NPM1 and biallelic CEBPA are associated with improved outcomes, especially in people with normal cytogenetics and are used in current risk lfucemia algorithms. Acute myeloid leukemia is a curable disease; the chance of cure for a specific person depends on a number of prognostic factors.

Exposure to anticancer chemotherapyin particular alkylating agentscan increase the risk of subsequently developing AML. Marrow or blood is examined under light microscopyas well as flow cytometryto diagnose the presence of leukemia, to differentiate AML from other types of leukemia e. The first publication to address cytogenetics and prognosis was the MRC trial of A hereditary risk for AML appears to exist. While some studies have suggested a link between occupational exposure to benzene and increased risk of AML, [13] others have suggested the attributable risk, if any, is slight.