Diagnosis for Cells Case #22

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is characterized by an increase in the number of myeloid cells in the marrow and an arrest in their maturation, frequently resulting in hematopoietic insufficiency (granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, or anemia), with or without leukocytosis. In this case, cytogenetic analysis confirmed AML with t(8;21). Flowcytometric analysis displayed positivity for the markers CD34, 13, 19 (very weak), HLA-DR, MPO and partial CD15

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