A 38-year-old member asked:
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what could fab m0 mean with leukemia?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is a very: Specific classification based on the french american british (fab) group. M0 is undifferentiated or "stem cell" leukemia.
Answered on Mar 29, 2014
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca answered
Specializes in Pathology
See below...: French-american-british (fab) classification (older classification system): aml-m0 means acute myeloid leukemia of undifferentiated (very immature) type. Subsequent categories (m1, m2, m3, etc.) show variable degrees of differentiation (more mature but still immature compared to normal cells).
Answered on Apr 16, 2014

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