Acute myeloid leukemia with t(8;16)(p11;p13) translocation

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Acute myeloid leukemia with t(8;16)(p11;p13) translocation

Synonyms: AML with t(8;16)(p11;p13) translocation

A distinct form of Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in which this chromosomal anomaly is found de novo or in therapy-related AML cases and is characterized by frequent extramedullary involvement (mainly hepatomegaly splenomegaly lymphadenopathies cutaneous infiltration but also gum bone central nervous system testicles involvement) severe coagulation disorder (disseminated intravascular coagulopathy or primary fibrinolysis) and poor prognosis. Morphologically a blast population with a myelomonocytic stage of differentiation is observed.

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