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Oddballs: acute leukemias of mixed phenotype and ambiguous origin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22093585     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Historically, acute leukemias that do not fit neatly into the broad categories of "acute myeloid leukemia" or "acute lymphoblastic leukemia" have caused considerable confusion and frustration for clinicians and pathologists. These misfit cases include bilineage and biphenotypic leukemias (collectively termed "mixed phenotype acute leukemias" in the 2008 World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues), as well as acute undifferentiated leukemias and other miscellaneous atypical cases. In this review, the author discusses the definitions, history, clinical behavior, and current treatment approaches to acute leukemias of Sambiguous lineage.
Authors:
David P Steensma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hematology/oncology clinics of North America     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1558-1977     ISO Abbreviation:  Hematol. Oncol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709473     Medline TA:  Hematol Oncol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1235-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Adult Leukemia Program, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Suite D1B30 (Mayer 1B21), Boston, MA 02215, USA.
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