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AML Atlas, Facts & Treatment

AML Atlas, Facts & Trends: M6

Acute erythroleukemia (M6)

"At present, the prognosis (as reflected in survival) is relatively good for [AML] patients with rearrangements of 16q22, with the t(8;21) (q22;q22), and normal findings, whereas those with 11q23 abnormalities or 7q-/-7 have a poor prognosis."[7]

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Megaloblastic erythroid precursors, an abnormal mitotic figure, and one myeloblast.

Complex karyotypes as shown are often hypodiploid and include abnormal markers and ring chromosomes common in M6.

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