How is pediatric acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) diagnosed?

Updated: Sep 12, 2017
  • Author: Mark E Weinblatt, MD; Chief Editor: Jennifer Reikes Willert, MD  more...
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Imaging studies are not required for the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia in children or evaluation of the disease’s extent in these patients. Such studies, however, can be helpful in managing complications that arise.


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