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What is Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality?

What is Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality?

  • Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality: A condition where abnormal function of the bone marrow results in insufficient production of normal blood cells. The disorder is caused by the deletion of genetic material from chromosome 5q.

Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality, or a subtype of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality: Introduction

Types of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality:

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What causes Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality?

Causes of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality: see causes of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality

What are the symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality?

Symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality: see symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality

Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality.

How is it treated?

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Treatments for Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality: see treatments for Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality

Name and Aliases of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality

Main name of condition: Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality

Other names or spellings for Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality:

chromosome 5q deletion syndrome, 5q- syndrome, Macrocytic anemia, refractory, due to 5q deletion

5q syndrome, 5q deletion syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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