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A group of related, clonal, stem cell disorders characterised by excessive production of erythrocytes and/or granulocytes and/or platelets, increased bone marrow fibrosis, splenomegaly and, often, hyperuricaemia.
They all have the potential for transformation to acute leukaemia.
Myeloproliferative disorders have been subclassified by the World Health Organization as follows:See also Chronic leukaemia
Chronic eosinophilic leukaemia
Chronic neutrophilic leukaemia
Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia
Chronic myeloproliferative disease - unclassifiable