juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia

juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia

A paediatric myelodysplastic syndrome (OMIM:607785) which comprises approximately 30% of childhood cases of myelodysplastic syndrome and 2% of leukaemia.

Molecular pathology
Germline mutations of NF1 account for the association of JMML with type-1 neurofibromatosis.
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In May, Noah was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia (JMML) - a form of rare childhood cancer.
David found out about the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research charity when he met fundraiser Mike Wren who lost his daughter Charlotte to the rare childhood leukaemia Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia (JMML) when she was just three years old.
Recent advances in the pathogenesis and management of juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia. Br J Haematol 2008; 141: 567-75.
Zarqa, the only child of Abu Dhabi-based Mohammad Shabaz Ghouse and Reena Chacko, underwent various tests that point to a high possibility of juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia (JMML), a rare type of slowly developing, chronic blood disorder that occurs in young children.
Juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia and the monosomy-7 syndrome are relatively common; therefore the index of suspicion must be high when faced with otherwise unexplained signs and haematological abnormalities.
Acute parvovirus B19 infection mimicking juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia. Eur J Haematol 2000; 65 : 276-8.
The international search was launched to find a donor for the 19-month-old who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia last February.
Charlotte lost her battle with a rare childhood cancer known as Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia (JMML) in June 2007.
The 16-month-old baby suffers from a rare form of cancer called juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia.
A year ago Michael and Claire Wren, of Marton, launched The Charlotte Wren Forget Me Not Fund to raise awareness and funds for Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia (JMML) after losing their daughter Charlotte in June 2007.
The one-year-old, from Longhoughton, near Alnwick, suffers from incredibly rare Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia.
Michael said: "We were told the heartbreaking news that our little girl had a very rare childhood leukaemia (Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia), and our only hope of a cure was a successful bone marrow transplant."

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