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Myeloproliferative neoplasm

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Myeloproliferative neoplasm
Other namesMyeloproliferative diseases (MPDs)
Myelogram of someone with a myeloproliferative disorder.
Medical specialtyHematology and oncology

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a group of rare blood cancers in which many red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets are produced in the bone marrow.

In rare cases, some MPNs may turn into acute myeloid leukemia.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Preventing Myelofibrosis from Progressing to Acute Myeloid Leukemia". Cure Today. Archived from the original on 2020-07-09. Retrieved 2020-07-09.