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Code grade specified by pathologist. If no grade specified, code 9
M3 Module 5: PH10
An acute myeloid leukemia in which the primary differentiation is to basophils.
Rare form of acute myeloid leukemia where blasts are accompanied by abnormal basophils in all stages of differentiation.
Cutaneous involvement, organomegaly, lytic lesion, and symptoms relating to hyperhistaminemia may be present. Basophilic leukemia is differentiated from other AML subtypes with basophilia using basophilia immunological markers, light microscopic cytochemistry for myeloperoxidase and electron microscopy.