Does having 1 autoimmune disorder predispose u2 others? Mom with hoshimoto's>psoriatic arthritis>viral hepatitis>acute myeloid leukemia.

Yes. The presence of an autoimmune disorder points to dysregulation of the immune system and thus one is far more likely to have other autoimmune diseases . However, it is not directly linked to viral hepatitis or AML.

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Acute myeloid leukemia, bone tb, can this affect the brain? Dr said my mom is confused and he wants to do brain scan. Why a scan and what could it be?

Yes. Tb can affect the brain (lining of th brain). AML can rarely involve the lining of the brain as well. Maybe that is what your doctor is searching for... Read more...
Need to assess. Would not avoid MRI brain, as this is part of evaluation of her confusion. A lumbar puncture might be an additional intervention. Tuberculosis could cause brain issues, such as a tuberculoma, or chronic meningitis. The answer may be medication adverse effects. The leukemia could be playing an underlying role also. Read more...
Brain scan. Will rule out lesions to brain, help with diagnosis , ;prognosis.Age of your mother important factor. What does her hematologist say about need for scan? Read more...

I have a lump in my lower back on left side. It is getting bigger. I have ached and been feverish. My mom had multiple miloma cancer and my son has acute myeloid leukemia.

Likely due to infec- tion, because of the fever. You need an examination as well as a good family history to determine how many relatives have developed a cancer. There are rare familial cancer predisposition genes that may be tested for, if appropriate, like Li – Fraumini syndrome. Ask for the age at onset and what tissue was first affected, then obtain a local cancer genetics consultation or on Healthtap. Read more...

Hi, I have one question, symptomatology level of what would be the difference between acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoid leukemia?

Similar symptoms. The symptoms of the different types of acute leukemia are the same. The difference in these diagnoses is based on pathology. Read more...
Acute leukemia. Acute leuekemias can have the same symptoms: bruising, bleeding, fatigue, bone pain (legs and back), fever. The difference is often detected once blood counts are evaluated. Some leuekemias can have other symptoms as well. Certain all types have increased lymph node swellings. Certain amls can have gum swelling. Read more...