Objective To investigate the clinical characteristics of acute monocytic leukemia and the chemotherapy effect in different regimen and dose of cytotoxic drugs. Methods The clinical data of 68 cases acute monocytic leukemia treated in lately eight years were analysed. Results Acute monocytic leukemia accounts for 53.9% of AML, more frequently in 30 to 50 years of age （55.9%）, with common anemia and infiltrations. Partly presentment with pancytopenia or hyper-leukecytosis. The overall CR rate was 67.3%. Conclusion The older patients often present pancytopenia. The effect of DA regiment is better than that of HA regiment in remission induction therapy. Intensive chemotherapy is preferable.
Fujian Medical Journal
Acute monocytic leukemia