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chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia (CMML)

A form of myelodysplasia characterized by an increase in the number of circulating white blood cells of monocyte type. It may transform into acute leukaemia or patients may develop problems with infection or bleeding.

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Last updated on April 17th, 2023

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