Morphologic immunophenotypic and cytogenetic patterns of adult acute myeloid leukemia in Saudi Arabia.


During a 6-year period we received bone marrow (BM) and peripheral blood (PB) samples from 178 patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). All patient BM, and occasionally, PB samples were characterized according to FAB criteria, and by immunophenotyping (IP) and cytogenetics (CG). This report summarizes the findings in the 125 patients who were older than… (More)