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(This code is effective for cases diagnosed 2010 and later. For cases diagnosed prior to 2010, see codes: 9728/3 [lymphoma] or 9836/3 [leukemia].)
This leukemia is relatively common in children. The incidence decreases with age, so it is seldom seen in older children and rarely, if never, in adults.