acute promyelocytic leukemia
[ prō-mī′ə-lō-sĭt′ĭk ]
A severe bleeding disorder that is a form of leukemia and is characterized by low concentrations of plasma fibrigen, defective coagulation, and infiltration of the bone marrow with abnormal promyelocytes and myelocytes.
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