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Do myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases affect children differently?

Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases (MDS/MPD) affect children differently from adults. Older individuals are more likely to be affected by chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia affects children, particularly those who are very young. Most of the children diagnosed with this disease are under 3 years old.

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