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What are symptoms of chronic myeloproliferative disorders?

The signs and symptoms for chronic myeloproliferative disorders vary, depending on the type of disorder. Some symptoms are minor, such as fatigue and headache. Others include purple spots on the skin, abnormal bleeding, heart attack, and stroke. One sign that seems to be consistent among all the different types of myeloproliferative disorders is an enlarged spleen, which can be diagnosed during a physical exam. See your doctor if you have any symptoms related to this disorder.

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