mixed leukemia

mixed leu·ke·mi·a

, mixed cell leukemia
term infrequently used as a designation for granulocytic leukemia, thereby emphasizing the occurrence of different types of cells in the myeloid series (that is, neutrophilic, eosinophilic, and basophilic granulocytes), in contrast to the comparatively monotonous pattern observed in lymphocytic and monocytic leukemia.
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mix·ed leu·ke·mi·a

, mixed cell leukemia (mikst lū-kē'mē-ă, mikst sel)
Granulocytic leukemia with occurrence in the blood of increased numbers of cells in the myeloid series (i.e., neutrophilic, eosinophilic, and basophilic granulocytes).
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Acute leukemias were classified according to the French-American-British (FAB) classification as follows: acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML), and acute mixed leukemia. For morphological , a bone marrow aspirate was stained with Wright stain, then examined with an optical microscope.
In total, 83 (69.2%) patients had ALL, 35 (29.1%) had AML, and 2 (1.7%) had acute mixed leukemia. Table 1 shows the patients' demographic data.
determined the incidence of ocular findings in children with acute leukemia among a total of 120 patients, 83 (69.2%) with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), 35 (29.1%) with acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML), and 2 (1.7%) with mixed leukemia. They observed ophthalmologic findings in 41 (34.2%) of the patients, 12 at the time of leukemia diagnosis and 46 during treatment and follow-up.