Acute Leukemias


Acute Leukemias

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 40%
Ease of Revision 5.5 / 10

Question Pattern

This is a very vast topic. So much is expected to be known about the details, classifications and prognosis of leukemias.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Blasts Cells in ALL vs. AML
  • Dry tap on bone marrow aspiration
  • Immunophenotyping of ALL
  • Cytochemistry in Acute Leukemias
  • Sudan black staining
  • Translocations in AML
  • Prognostic Factors in AML
  • Auer rods
  • Classification of AML
  • Immune Cell Antigens
  • Pre-leukemic condition
  • FAB classification – AML
  • Pathogenesis of acute leukemia

Suggested Revision

  • Leukemia cutis
  • Myeloid markers
  • Di Gugliemo disease
  • Risk factors for ALL
  • Chloroma

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