Symptoms of Lymphocyctic Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia is the most common leukemia and is rapidly growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Blood cells in the body is composed of platelets is called white and red blood cells. Those with AML do not have enough white or red blood cells and abnormal cells, which instead has increased rapidly as the disease progresses. LMA is not genetic or contagious, but is largely caused by exposure to benzene.

What is benzene?
Benzene is an organic chemical compound. Benzene is used in the production of oil, rubber, plastics and dyes. Benzene is commonly used as an additive in other chemical products. There are small amounts of benzene are used in manufacturing processes, such as detergents, pesticides and pharmaceuticals.

Benzene is linked to various forms of cancer, as well as other physical problems such as dizziness and mental confusion, anemia and depression of the immune system works .. People are often not aware that they have been exposed to benzene.

Symptoms of AML
Benzene exposure can occur when people swallow or breathe through a number of products used in daily life and work. May be exposed to a deadly disease such as acute myeloid leukemia. There are signs that you can find.

Some symptoms of AML include:
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Infections to continue or repeat
  • Difficulty in breathing and lack of energy
  • The pain in the joints and bones

Age and disease subtype are factors doctors take into account in planning for people living with LMA. Some treatments that are considered are:
  • Chemotherapy
  • Bone marrow transplantation or cord blood
  • If the subtype is promyelocytic leukemia, and all-trans-retinoic acid (atra) can be used.

If you are thinking of may have been exposed to benzene and is one of the symptoms listed above, contact an attorney to obtain legal advice and guidance you need.



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