Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of pediatric acute myelocytic leukemia (AML)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2017
  • Author: Mark E Weinblatt, MD; Chief Editor: Jennifer Reikes Willert, MD  more...
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Differentials in the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia, aside from those listed in the next section, include the following:

  • Aplastic anemia

  • Drug-induced pancytopenia

  • Viral-induced pancytopenia

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Neuroblastoma

  • Transient myeloproliferative syndrome in Down syndrome


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