acute promyelocytic leukemia
acute promyelocytic leukemia acute pro·my·e·lo·cyt·ic leukemia (prō-mī’ə-lō-sĭt’ĭk)
A severe bleeding disorder that is a form of leukemia and is characterized by low concentrations of plasma fibrigen, defective coagulation, and infiltration of the bone marrow with abnormal promyelocytes and myelocytes.
- Acute pulmonary alveolitis
acute pulmonary alveolitis acute pulmonary alveolitis n. Acute inflammation of the pulmonary alveoli resulting in necrosis and hemorrhage into the lungs.
- Acute rhinitis
acute rhinitis acute rhinitis n. See cold.
- Acute situational reaction
acute situational reaction acute situational reaction n. See stress reaction.
- Acute stress disorder
an anxiety disorder marked by dissociative symptoms and occurring within one month of exposure to a traumatic event, which, if persistent, can become posttraumatic stress disorder.