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Acute myeloid leukemia

Orpha number ORPHA519
Synonym(s) AML
Acute myelogenous leukemia
Acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia
Prevalence 1-9 / 100 000
Inheritance -
Age of onset Variable
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  • C0023467
  • C1879321
  • D015470
  • 10000880
  • 103691009
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  • 91861009


Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is characterized by clonal expansion of myeloid blasts in the peripheral blood and bone marrow. AML manifests by fever, pallor, anemia, hemorrhages and recurrent infections.

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Review article
  • EN (2008)
Clinical practice guidelines
  • DE (2013)
  • FR (2011)
Article for general public
  • IT (2008)
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