Chronic Neutrophilic LeukemiaCNL( is classified as a Myeloproliferative Disoder(MPD). It is rare. When finally defined as a distinct disease by the World Health Organization in 2004, only 150 cases had been reported. Although similar to CML, a condition for which allogeneic transplantation is well established, it is a different disease and stem cell transplantation had not been adequately studied. Only a few case reprots with varying outcomes have been reported.
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