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What is Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts?

What is Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts?

  • Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: A bone marrow disease which results in insufficient red blood cells in the blood (anemia). The prognosis is poor with death usually occurring within a couple of years. There are two types: type 1 refers to cases where the level of blasts is less than 10% and type 2 refers to cases where the level of blasts is 10-20%. When too many immature blood cells (blasts) are produced by the bone marrow, the condition may progress to acute myeloid leukemia - occurs in about a quarter of cases in type 1 and a third of cases in type 2.

Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: Introduction

Types of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts:

Broader types of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts:

How serious is Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts?

Prognosis of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: death usually occurs within 2 years
Complications of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: see complications of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

What causes Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts?

Causes of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: see causes of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

What are the symptoms of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts?

Symptoms of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: see symptoms of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

Complications of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: see complications of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts.
Treatments for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: see treatments for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts
Research for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts: see research for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

Name and Aliases of Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

Main name of condition: Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts

Other names or spellings for Anemia, Refractory, with Excess of Blasts:

RAEB

 

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