[Morphological classification of acute myeloid leukemias using the FAB system. Retrospective analysis of 106 cases].

Blood and bone marrow samples from 106 patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia were reviewed independently by three observers according to the FAB proposals. Without a cytochemical stain, complete agreement occurred in 75% of cases. The major discrepancies were between M1 and M5 poorly differentiated (4 cases) and M2 and M4 (12 cases). These discrepancies… (More)