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What exactly is the most common type of leukemia for a 20 year old female?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is a: Middle ground between pediatrics and adulthood. Still, most likely leukemia at 20 probably acute lymphocytic.

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Nobody knows, but: Nobody knows the chance of a particular 20 year-old woman to have lupus. The estimates are 1.3 million women in the US have lupus. Patients are diagnosed usually in the 15-44 years-old range in US and UK. Charts suggest that each year, 1 of 15,000 women around age 20 get diagnosed with lupus (hopefully not your particular 20 year-old). Look at... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19136143

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