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Last Updated: 23rd Jul 2024

How can you pronounce acute myeloidleukemia?

Acute myeloid lymphoma is also known as AML, which is pronounced A M L. This is also known by the names acute myelogenous or acute nonlymphocytic (ANLL)



What are the types of leukemia?

Based on their severity, whether they are chronic or acute, myeloid, or both, there are four main types of leukemia:

  • Acute myeloid or myelogenous leukemia (AML).
  • CML (chronic myeloid or myelogenous leukemia)
  • Acute lymphocytic or lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
  • Chronic lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

AML is also considered the most serious form of leukemia. AML is a form of cancer that affects the blood and bone. If it isn't treated, this type of cancer can quickly get worse. This is the most common form of acute Leukemia among adults. Red marrow is home to blood stem cells which can be transformed into platelets, red blood cells, and white blood cells.

What does myelogenous then mean?

Medical Definition of Myelogenous myelogenous: A nonlymphocytic group of white blood cells that includes the monocytes, granulocytes and platelets. Synonymous with myeloid. Acute myeloid leukemia is also known as acute myeloid.

Is leukemia a painful disease?

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), or leukemia, can cause joint or bone pain. This is usually due to your bone marrow becoming overcrowded with cancer cells. These cells can sometimes form a mass in the spine's nerves, or in the joints. Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic disorders are less likely to cause bone pain.