Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is characterized by proliferation and accumulation of abnormal immature myeloid progenitors (blasts) with reduced capacity to differentiate into more mature cellular elements. This leads to bone marrow failure and results in a variety of systemic symptoms.
Tagged: acute promyelocytic leukemia
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care
Acquired syndrome characterized by diffuse activation of intravascular coagulation arising from different causes. It can originate from and cause damage to the microvasculature, which, if sufficiently severe, can produce organ dysfunction.