Acute undifferentiated leukemia

What is Acute undifferentiated leukemia?

A rare acute leukemia of ambiguous lineage characterized by clonal proliferation of primitive hematopoietic cells, primarily in the bone marrow and blood, lacking lineage-specific markers and detectable genotypic alterations. The patients present with leukocytosis, anemia, variable platelet count and a variety of nonspecific symptoms related to ineffective hematopoesis (fatigue, bleeding and bruising, recurrent infections, bone pain) and/or extramedullary site involvement (lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly).

Other condition names

  • Acute myeloid leukemia, minimal differentiation, FAB M0
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