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acute leuckemia

S H Mir Mazloumi, L Appaji, D S Madhumathi, Prasannakumari
BACKGROUND: The current WHO classification of hematologic malignancies defines distinct entities of myeloid disorders based on the presence of recurrent cytogenetic abnormalities. Diagnostic clonal chromosomal abnormalities provide important prognostic information and are among the most important factors in predicting initial response to chemotherapy, duration of remission and overall survival.  METHODS: This study analyzed chromosomal abnormalities in bone marrow aspirates of 50 children diagnosed with acute myeloid leuckemia (AML)...
August 2013: Archives of Iranian Medicine
H Reddemann, B Griefahn, G Heidecke
At present 80...90 % of the patients with acute lymphatic leukaemia die in the blastic crisis. About 10% will come ad finem during full remission caused by side effects of the treatment and their complication. The leukaemic terminal crisis may be accompanied or overlapped by a number of complications, the most frequent among own patients being acute bleeding in the terminal phase. First of all the source of bleeding is to be found in the gastro-intestinal tract (80%). Other authors found infections to be the most frequent final cause of death...
1976: Folia Haematologica: Internationales Magazin Für Klinische und Morphologische Blutforschung
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