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Question Can you diagnose this blood film picture?

Based on the next picture, which of the following diseases is more likely?

Can you diagnose this blood film picture?-screen-shot-2011-05-28-7.57.33-pm.png
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A) Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
B) Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
C) Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
D) Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
E) Multiple myeloma
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AML---> auer rods
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AML?? can see auer rods
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yup its AML..(AUER RODS...Most prominent in M3)
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AML??? 95% confident, haha
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Aml 100 percent confident .............
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B) Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)

another picture:
Can you diagnose this blood film picture?-screen-shot-2011-05-28-9.18.41-pm.png

Don´t forget:
A blast with an Auer rod think in AML...now, some myeloblasts have Auer rods, and some don’t, so if you see Auer rods, it´s an AML. If you don’t, it still could be an AML!!!
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AML.......auer rods...
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AML

A) Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
B) Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
C) Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
D) Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
E) Multiple myeloma[/QUOTE]
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yes, aml. though i find something goljan mentioned in his audio scripts about leukemia very interesting - he says the ages can usually (note usually) tell you which leukemia you're looking for...
0-14 ALL
15-30 AML
30-59 CML/AML
and greater than 60 is CLL

i tried this on quite a few questions and usually this works out!!! Wonder if its a clinical observation or question observation pattern...
anyway, thanks for the image question!
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yep, auer rods very prominent in them....AML

I wonder if there is anywhere on the forums where all of the questions with Images are set aside

would be a good review when you're taking a break from the hardcore studying
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yep, auer rods very prominent in them....AML

I wonder if there is anywhere on the forums where all of the questions with Images are set aside

would be a good review when you're taking a break from the hardcore studying
i agree... it would b nice.
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yes, aml. though i find something goljan mentioned in his audio scripts about leukemia very interesting - he says the ages can usually (note usually) tell you which leukemia you're looking for...
0-14 ALL
15-30 AML
30-59 CML/AML
and greater than 60 is CLL

i tried this on quite a few questions and usually this works out!!! Wonder if its a clinical observation or question observation pattern...
anyway, thanks for the image question!
This is the age tendency those occur in, so yes, they'll help you solve all the time. You should also know other know associations like *ALL more common in Down's Syndrome patients etc.

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Is AML also common in Down syndrome?I thought that just ALL is common in Down syndrome pts
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Is AML also common in Down syndrome?I thought that just ALL is common in Down syndrome pts
Oops I made a mistake Its only ALL. I first wrote ALL then changed it to AML
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Pas stain used for diagnosinng aml with auer rods??? Can anyone tell me stains also ?i think pas stains are used
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Pas stain used for diagnosinng aml with auer rods??? Can anyone tell me stains also ?i think pas stains are used
Although Auer rods are often detectable on a Romanowsky stain, they are more readily detectable on an MPO or Sudan Black B (SBB) stain.
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Although Auer rods are often detectable on a Romanowsky stain, they are more readily detectable on an MPO or Sudan Black B (SBB) stain.
can you send me the link from where i can download such blood films that help me alot i think so ...thanxxxx
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can you send me the link from where i can download such blood films that help me alot i think so ...thanxxxx
I have an Hematology Atlas...but if you google it, you´ll find a lot of pic!
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I have an Hematology Atlas...but if you google it, you´ll find a lot of pic!
ok thanx and do u have any link from where i can download pathology atlas .. and do u have goljan audio link coz i dont have cvs lectures of goljan how can i download these lectures for free ? plz send me the link thatx alot bebix GOD bless you
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ok thanx and do u have any link from where i can download pathology atlas .. and do u have goljan audio link coz i dont have cvs lectures of goljan how can i download these lectures for free ? plz send me the link thatx alot bebix GOD bless you
I bought the Atlas
for pathology go to this website
http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/webpath.html
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