What is the most important medicolegal pitfall in the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Failure to rapidly distinguish a patient with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) from a patient with a less urgent hematologic disorder is the most important medicolegal pitfall in this setting.


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