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Penn Predictive Score of Tumor Lysis Syndrome (PPS-TLS) in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with AML for risk of the tumor lysis syndrome using the Penn Predictive Score of Tumor Lysis Syndrome (PPS-TLS).

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C92

Description:

Mato et al developed the Penn Predictive Score of Tumor Lysis Syndrome (PPS-TLS) for patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). This can help identify patients at risk for tumor lysis prior to induction therapy. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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