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Table 1 World Health Organization classification of acute myeloid leukemia

From: Refusal of treatment for acute leukemia in pregnancy: a case report

Subgroup Type
Acute myeloid leukemia with recurrent genetic abnormalities Acute myeloid leukemia with t(8;21)(q22;q22), (AML1/ETO)cpn
  Acute myeloid leukemia with abnormal bone marrow eosinophils and inv(16)(p13q22) or t(16;16)(p13;q22), (CBFβ/MYH11)
  Acute promyelocytic leukemia with t(15;17)(q22;q12), (PML/RARα), and variants
  Acute myeloid leukemia with 11q23 (MLL) abnormalities
Acute myeloid leukemia with multi-lineage dysplasia Following myelodysplastic syndrome or myelodysplastic syndrome/myeloproliferative disease
  Without antecedent myelodysplastic syndrome or myelodysplastic syndrome/myeloproliferative disease, but with dysplasia in at least 50 percent of cells in two or more myeloid lineages
Therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome Alkylating agent/radiation-related type
  Topoisomerase II inhibitor-related type (some may be lymphoid)
  Others
Acute myeloid leukemia not otherwise categorized Acute myeloid leukemia, minimally differentiated
  Acute myeloid leukemia without maturation
  Acute myeloid leukemia with maturation
  Acute myelomonocytic leukemia
  Acute monoblastic/acute monocytic leukemia
  Acute erythroid leukemia (erythroid/myeloid and pure erythroleukemia)
  Acute megakaryoblastic leukemia
  Acute basophilic leukemia
  Acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis
  Myeloid sarcoma