Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of blood cancer. AML usually develops from cells that would turn into white blood cells (other than lymphocytes).The overall annual crude incidence was 8.6 per 100,000. Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) were most common, with incidence rates of 3.7 and 3.1 per 100,000 year respectively, followed by 1.8 for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MD/MPN) and 0.1 for histiocytic and dendritic cell neoplasms (HDCN). T
Symptoms: If you have any of the symptoms mentioned below, it's important to have a doctor check them out right away to determine the cause. AML can cause a variety of signs and symptoms. Since the symptoms are often vague, they could be caused by other conditions. Symptoms include: Fatigue Fever Loss of appetite or weight Night sweats Many symptoms of acute myeloid leukemia are the result of a shortage of normal blood cells. That's because leukemia cells crowd out normal cells in the bone marrow.
Therapeutic aspects: If signs or symptoms suggest you might have leukemia, the doctor will want to get a thorough medical history, including how long you have had symptoms and whether or not you have any risk factors. During the physical exam, the doctor will likely pay close attention to your eyes, mouth, skin, lymph nodes, liver, spleen, and nervous system, and will look for areas of bleeding or bruising, or possible signs of infection. If there is reason to think there might be problems caused by abnormal blood cells (anemia, infections, bleeding or bruising, etc., you will get tests to check your blood cell counts.