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Context

Introduction

Classification of myeloid neoplasms (MNs) according to the 2016 WHO classification scheme:

  1. Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs):
  2. Myeloid and lymphoid neoplasms with eosinophilia and abnormalities of PDGFRA, PDGFRB, and FGFR1
  3. Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)/MPN
  4. MDS
  5. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

The revised 2016 WHO Classification of Myeloid Neoplasms makes several changes to the 2008 classification:

This section reviews the MPNs, as detailed in the 2016 WHO classification of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues1 (see Chapter 2).

About this Canterbury DHB document (6210):

Document Owner:

Sean Macpherson (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

August 2018

Next Review:

April 2021

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Topic Code: 6210