Myeloid leukemia

Myeloid leukemia
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 C92
ICD-9 205
ICD-O: M9860/3
MeSH D007951

Myeloid leukemia is a type of leukemia affecting myeloid tissue.

Types include:

See also


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  • myeloid leukemia — n MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA …   Medical dictionary

  • myeloid leukemia — noun chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people • Syn: ↑chronic myelocytic leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑myelocytic leukemia, ↑granulocytic leukemia, ↑chronic leukemia * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • myeloid leukemia — noun see myelogenous leukemia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Myeloid leukemia, acute — A quickly progressive malignant disease in which there are too many immature blood forming cells in the blood and bone marrow, the cells being specifically those destined to give rise to the granulocytes or monocytes, both types of white blood… …   Medical dictionary

  • Acute myeloid leukemia — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Acute myeloid leukemia ICD10 = ICD10|C|92|0|c|81 ICD9 = ICD9|205.0 ICDO = ICDO|9861|3 Caption = Bone marrow aspirate showing acute myeloid leukemia. Arrows indicate Auer rods. OMIM = 602439 MedlinePlus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Acute myeloid leukemia — 1. A quickly progressive malignant disease in which there are too many immature blood forming cells in the blood and bone marrow, the cells being specifically those destined to give rise to the granulocytes or monocytes, both types of white blood …   Medical dictionary

  • acute myeloid leukemia — noun acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults • Syn: ↑acute myelocytic leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑myelocytic leukemia, ↑granulocytic leukemia, ↑acute leukemia * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • acute myeloid leukemia — AML. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called AML, acute myelogenous leukemia, and acute nonlymphocytic leukemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • chronic myeloid leukemia — CML. A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic myelogenous leukemia, CML, and chronic granulocytic leukemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • chronic myeloid leukemia — see chronic myelogenous leukemia …   Useful english dictionary


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