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Case 17 - Discussion

Hematopathology Case

 

Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)

  • Criteria:

    • Persistent absolute monocytosis (>1109/L) in peripheral blood

    • At least dysplasia of one lineage, usually dysgranulopoiesis

    • < 20% blasts

    • Lack of Philadelphia chromosome

  • Often anemia and thrombocytopenia, maybe hepatosplenomegaly