Chapter Four. Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukaemia, The Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Histiocytic Neoplasms

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS, FRACP, FRCPath Professor of Diagnostic Haematology Honorary Consultant Haematologist1,2,
  2. David M. Clark MD, MRCP (UK), FRCPath Consultant Histopathologist Honorary Consultant Histopathologist Special Lecturer in Pathology3,4,5 and
  3. Bridget S. Wilkins DM, PhD, FRCPath Consultant in Haematopathology Honorary Senior Lecturer6,7

Published Online: 26 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309782.ch4

Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition

Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J., Clark, D. M. and Wilkins, B. S. (2009) Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukaemia, The Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Histiocytic Neoplasms, in Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309782.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    St Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK

  2. 2

    St Mary's Hospital, London UK

  3. 3

    Path Links, North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  4. 4

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK

  5. 5

    University of Nottingham, UK

  6. 6

    Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  7. 7

    King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168250

Online ISBN: 9781444309782

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Keywords:

  • acute myeloid leukaemia;
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC);
  • flow cytometric immunophenotyping;
  • cytogenetic and molecular genetic analysis;
  • FAB classification of acute myeloid leukaemia;
  • WHO classification of acute myeloid leukaemia;
  • acute myeloid leukaemia with recurrent cytogenetic abnormalities;
  • acute myeloid leukaemia with t (15;17)( q 22; q 12); PML - RARA;
  • acute myeloid leukaemia with CEBPA mutation;
  • myeloid leukaemia associated with Down's syndrome

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia

  • Acute leukaemia of ambiguous lineage

  • The myelodysplastic syndromes

  • The WHO classification of the myelodysplastic syndromes

  • Histiocytic neoplasms

  • References