Definitions, Classifications and Symptoms Of Myeloid Leukemia ~ The myelogenous leukemia is a group of diseases whose characteristic changes in the bone marrow and blood observed in which the tumor infiltrating cells into the bloodstream; Sometimes these blood cells to travel to other tissues watering. The concept myeloid leukemia derived from immature leukocytes in excess produced and thus have the production of normal blood cells to inhibit. These cells called myeloid cells; They intervene in the action in the blood, the function of blood cells.
AML occurs in men than in women and more common in people over 65 compared to younger people age. CML is also higher in men than in women, but the incidence always delayed and the age of the population increases and reached the peak incidence in the middle forty years in which there is a rapid increase in the incidence of CML. Although the etiology of chronic myelogenous leukemia are not related to the effect of cytotoxic drugs and also there is no evidence for a link to any viral infection, but smoking studies in a serious crisis in order to live with myeloid leukemia increase progress They appear chronic smoking and dangerous. When a large dose of radiation has no adverse effect on CML formation.
Symptoms also ml depending on the type, it is AML or CML. In patients with AML are some specific symptoms gradually or abruptly and symptoms include leukopenia or leukocytosis, thrombocytopenia start. Other symptoms include fatigue, loss of appetite and weight loss, and slightly wounded with severe bleeding.
While in CML symptoms initially slowly, so it is difficult to a patient basis, but can be diagnosed by symptoms, since patients usually during regular medical examinations or other by the fatigue complaints hospital diagnosis, weight loss, signs splenomegaly already meet during consumption, left upper quadrant pain, infection, thrombosis or sometimes bleeding.
In chronic myelogenous leukemia progresses deteriorated symptoms requiring an increase of bone and joints, significant weight loss, using a dose of the drug for treatment. Chemotherapy is used as a therapy for myeloid leukemia, but if it has not become a bone graft.