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Acute erythremic myelosis (true erythroleukaemia): a variant of AML FAB-M6
  1. F M Mazzella1,
  2. H R Schumacher2
  1. 1Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912–3605 Georgia, USA;
  2. 2University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, Cincinnati, 45367 Ohio, USA

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    Our group has been actively researching the acute erythroleukaemias since the late 1980s, during which time, we have developed and extensively published our classification1–5:

    • acute erythroleukaemia, M6a (traditional FAB-M6, DiGuglielmo’s syndrome, 1917)

    • acute erythroleukaemia, M6b (pure erythroleukaemia, DiGuglielmo’s disease, 1926)

    • acute erythroleukaemia, M6c (mixed erythroleukaemia).

    We have also published abstracts and presented this classification at meetings of the International Academy of Pathology, International Society of Haematology, and the American Society of Haematology, and our recommendations have also been cited in the recent literature. Therefore, we are surprised to …

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