Acute myeloid leukemia/Definition

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Acute myeloid leukemia [r]:clonal expansion of myeloid blast cells in bone marrow, blood, and other tissue. Myeloid leukemias develop from changes in cells that normally produce neutrophils; basophils; eosinophils; and monocytes.

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2015), Acute myeloid leukemia (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.</ref>