What is the FAB classification of acute myeloid leukemia?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Table. FAB classification of AML (Open Table in a new window)

FAB subtype

Name

Adult AML patients (%)

M0

Undifferentiated acute myeloblastic leukemia

5%

M1

Acute myeloblastic leukemia with minimal maturation

15%

M2

Acute myeloblastic leukemia with maturation

25%

M3

Acute promyelocytic leukemia

10%

M4

Acute myelomonocytic leukemia

20%

M4eos

Acute myelomonocytic leukemia with eosinophilia

5%

M5

Acute monocytic leukemia

10%

M6

Acute erythroid leukemia

5%

M7

Acute megakaryocytic leukemia

5%