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

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

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) chromosome abnormality is available below.

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

  • Refractory macrocytic anemia
  • Immature red blood cells in bone marrow
  • Normal or reduced neutrophil count
  • Normal or elevated platelet count
  • more symptoms...»

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

  • Supportive treatments
    • Blood transfusion for symptomatic anaemia
    • Platelet transfusion for thrombocytopenia associated with bleeding
    • Aggressive management of infections
    • Erythropoietin - for anaemia
  • more treatments...»

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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.
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