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Acute Myeloid Leukemia | Activity of Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) for overexpression of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS).

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

C92.0

Description:

A renin-angiotensin system (RAS) exists locally within the bone marrow where it exerts an autocrine-paracrine effect on hematopoiesis. Its expression may be increased in some patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and may contribute to leukemogenesis.

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