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Myelodysplastic syndrome with erythroid hypoplasia: a rare and distinct clincopathological entity--a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16758786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Erythroid hypoplasia in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) happens to be a rare association and is being recognized as a distinct clinico pathological entity. We report here two such cases diagnosed as Refractory anaemia (RA) and Refractory anaemia with excess blast (RAEB) who had marked suppression of the erythroid cell lines. Both patients presented with severe transfusion dependent anaemia. Recognition of these cases is important as alternative modalities of treatment such as immunosuppressives may be considered for these patients.
Vijay Kumar; Sumitra Dash
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0377-4929     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-08     Completed Date:  2006-07-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Haematology, PGIMER Chandigarh.
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MeSH Terms
Anemia, Refractory / complications
Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts / complications
Middle Aged
Myelodysplastic Syndromes / complications*
Red-Cell Aplasia, Pure / complications*

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