Acute promyelocytic leukemia

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What is acute promyelocytic leukemia?

Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML) is a subtype of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) designated M3. It represents about 10 to 15% of all cases of AML, striking a younger age group with a median age of 31 years and people of Hispanic ethnicity.

Common symptoms reported by people with acute promyelocytic leukemia

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for acute promyelocytic leukemia

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Who has acute promyelocytic leukemia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 27 say acute promyelocytic leukemia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 8
40s 4
50s 7
60s 7
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 14
Female 17

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from acute promyelocytic leukemia patients who have completed their condition history
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