Acute leukemia is a type of cancer, of the blood and bone marrow. If you would like to find out more about acute leukemia you can try the NHS website for useful advice on the basics, symptoms and treatment.
Acute means that it presented it self quickly. You didn't have any symptoms a months ago , but now you do would be an example of Acute.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is leukemia which affects the lymphocytes.
Acute Monocytic Leukemia is a subtype of Acute myeloid leukemia. I think Acute Myeloid Leukemia has up to 8 sub types depending on which cells are affected.
Chronic and Acute. Chronic worsens slowly, acute worsens quickly. Chronic leukemias are Chronic Lymphoblasitc Leukemia andChronic Myeloid Leukemia. Acute leukemias are Acute Lymphoblastice Leukemia and Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Acute Myloid Leukemia
There are 4 types of leukemia, they are: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Early symptoms of leukemia for people with acute forms of the disease may include fever, fatigue, frequent infections, and painless lumps in the neck, underarm, stomach, or groin. In many cases, people with chronic type of the disease have no early symptoms of leukemia.
Lalitha Nagarajan has written: 'Acute myelogenous leukemia' -- subject(s): Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute, Genetics, Acute myeloid leukemia, Therapy
* Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL): 66.1 percent overall; 91.2 percent for children under 5 * Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL): 76.2 percent * Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML): 21.3 percent overall; 55.2 percent for children under 15 * Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML): 46.7 percent This is the survival rate.....NOT THE DEATH RATE.
There are many symptoms and side effects of Lymphocytic Leukemia. Some being the sudden weight loss and loss of appetite. Or with the low blood count the person may get sick more often.
One will definitely know if they have acute lymphoblastic leukeimia; it is easily diagnosed by a doctor due to extreme fatigue, fever and generalised bodily pain.