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Proposals for the classification of the myelodysplastic syndromes
Summary. New, diagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of the various myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are proposed, and a detailed description is given of the features that may help define MDS. Five MDSExpand
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Proposals for the Classification of the Acute Leukaemias French‐American‐British (FAB) Co‐operative Group
Summary. A uniform system of classification and nomenclature of the acute leukaemias, at present lacking, should permit more accurate recording of the distribution of cases entered into clinicalExpand
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Proposed revised criteria for the classification of acute myeloid leukemia. A report of the French-American-British Cooperative Group.
Excerpt The first proposals for the morphologic classification of the acute leukemias by the French-American-British (FAB) group (1) were put forward in the hope that they might serve as a basis fo...
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World Health Organization classification of neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues: report of the Clinical Advisory Committee meeting-Airlie House, Virginia, November 1997.
PURPOSE The European Association of Hematopathologists and the Society for Hematopathology have developed a new World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematologic malignancies, includingExpand
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The chronic myeloid leukaemias: guidelines for distinguishing chronic granulocytic, atypical chronic myeloid, and chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia: Proposals by the French ‐ American ‐ British
Summary. We have reviewed our experience with four of the entities that are included under the generic term chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), namely the classic Ph+ CGL, both BCR+ and BCR−, aCML andExpand
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Proposal for the recognition of minimally differentiated acute myeloid leukaemia (AML‐MO)
Summary. We describe a form of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), designated AML‐MO, with minimal myeloid differentiation, not included previously in the FAB classification. AML‐MO cannot be diagnosed onExpand
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Criteria for the diagnosis of acute leukemia of megakaryocyte lineage (M7). A report of the French-American-British Cooperative Group.
For the diagnosis of M7, the bone marrow aspirate shows a leukemic cell infiltrate that comprises 30% or more of all cells. These cells are identified as being of megakaryocyte lineage by theExpand
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Acute leukaemias of ambiguous lineage. .
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Burkitt's lymphoma: a single disease with multiple variants. The World Health Organization classification of neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues.
N. L. Harris, E. S. Jaffe, J. Diebold, G. Flandrin, H. K. Muller-Hermelink, J.Vardiman, T. A. Lister & C. D. Bloomfield Departments of Pathology. Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard MedicalExpand
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