Disease Information for Leukemia, promyelocytic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Lymphadenopathy Systemic
Bone Pains
Constitutional symptoms
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Fever
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Pancytopenia with Hypercellular Marrow
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Cytogenetics Abnormal
Cytogenetics Tumor 15/17 Translocation
Clot retraction formation/abnormal (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
WBC
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Fibrin Degredation Product (FDP) (Lab)
Fibrin Split Products/FSP/Dimers/Monomers (Lab)
Fibrinogen, plasma (Lab)
Fibrinopeptide A
FibrinPeptide A
Hemoglobin (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
Promyelocytes (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Uric acid, serum (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
Bone Marrow/Abnormal
Bone Marrow/Ratio myeloproliferative increase
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Antiphospholipid Syndrome/APLS
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia
Disseminated intravascular coagulation
Hypercoagulability/Thrombophilia
Hyperuricemia
Leukostasis syndrome/hyperleukocytosis
Myeloproliferative disorder
Phlegmasia cerulea dolens
Priapism/persistent erection
Promyelocytic leukemia
Stroke/Child
Thrombocytosis
Thrombocytosis in Children
Thrombocytosis in Elderly
Thrombophlebitis Arm/Deep Vein
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Hypercoaguability
Multiple organ System Failure
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
CLASS/Leukocyte involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Marrow involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Chemosensitive malignancy/relative
Process
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Blood dyscrasia/leukemic process (ex)
PROCESS/Coagulation derangement/disorder (ex)
PROCESS/FAB AML subtype M0-M7 (ex)
PROCESS/Leukemia process (ex).
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Arsenic trioxide (Trisenox) infusion
RX/Chemotherapy(cancer)
RX/Trans-retinoic acid (ATRA)
RX/Tretinion/All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA/Vesinoid)
RX/Tretinoin (Retin-A)
Other Treatments
TX/Leukophoresis.
TX/Platelet transfusion
Definition

A type of acute myeloid leukemia, a quickly progressing disease in which too many immature blood-forming cells are found in the blood and bone marrow; FAB classified as M3

with bone marrow very large kidney shaped cells; large numbers of Auer rods

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