myelodysplasia

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myelodysplasia

[‚mī·ə·lō·dis′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
Abnormal spinal cord development, especially the lumbosacral portion.
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Now we know that patients can receive appropriate therapy without increased risk of developing acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome in the first three years.
Independent impact of iron overload and transfusion dependency on survival and leukemic evolution in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome.
Chromosome abnormalities and karyotypic evolution 83 patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and predictive value for prognosis.
Morphologic classification of the myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS): combined utilization of bone marrow aspirates and trephine biopsies.
An institution may adopt the practice of using freshest blood for children, hematological malignancies including myelodysplastic syndrome, sickle-cell disease, thalassemia, and others as local practice as long as inventory is managed without increased product wastage due to such a policy.
The first published description of CMML appeared in 1972, and the French-American-British group classified the condition as a subgroup of the myelodysplastic syndromes in 1982.
Myelodysplastic syndrome and aplastic anemia: distinct entities or diseases linked by a common pathophysiology.
A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase II Study of Pracinostat in Combination with Azacitidine (AZA) in Patients with Previously Untreated Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Abstract: 911 Session: 637.
Myelodysplastic syndrome comprises a heterogenous group of clonal disorders with varying degrees of bone marrow (BM) failure, characterized by haematopoietic progenitors that fail to fully differentiate.
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a heterogeneous group of clonal stem cell disorders that give rise to progressive cytopenias (decreases in white cells, red cells and platelets), which can evolve into acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
Pathologic Diagnosis: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Associated With Myelodysplastic Syndrome
In the March 10 Parade magazine, Cornell University astronomer Carl Sagan recalls the harrowing bone-marrow transplant he underwent to check the ravages of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).