Definitions for "Acute myelogenous leukemia"
The Condition"About 10,600 new cases of acute myelogenous leukemia are diagnosed each year in the United States..." Our Question about gums that bleed easily"Very rarely, bleeding gums are due to leukemia..."
A type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts (a type of white bone marrow), red blood cells, or platelets.
AML is a disease in which the bone marrow produces white blood cells that cannot carry out normal function. Signs of the disease include bleeding gums, anemia, fatigue, fever, bone pain, and repeated infections.