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Myelodysplastic syndrome

Introduction: Myelodysplastic syndrome

Description of Myelodysplastic syndrome

Myelodysplastic syndrome (medical condition): A group of syndromes characterized by a disruption in the...more »

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Myelodysplastic syndrome: Disease in which the bone marrow does not function normally. Also called preleukemia or smoldering leukemia.
Source: National Institute of Health

Myelodysplastic syndrome: A myelodysplastic syndrome characterized mainly by dysplasia of the erythroid series. Refractory anemia is uncommon. It is primarily a disease of older adults. The median survival exceeds 5 years. (WHO, 2001) -- 2003
Source: Diseases Database

Myelodysplastic syndrome: Conditions in which the bone marrow shows qualitative and quantitative changes suggestive of a preleukemic process, but having a chronic course that does not necessarily terminate as acute leukemia.
Source: MeSH 2007

Myelodysplastic syndrome: Related Topics

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Myelodysplastic syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Myelodysplastic syndrome 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, or a subtype of Myelodysplastic syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Myelodysplastic syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Myelodysplastic syndrome as a Disease

Myelodysplastic syndrome: Another name for Myelodysplastic syndromes (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Myelodysplastic syndromes
  »Symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndromes

Myelodysplastic syndrome: Related Diseases

Myelodysplastic syndrome: Myelodysplastic syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndrome (Myelodysplastic syndromes)

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Myelodysplastic syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Myelodysplastic syndrome

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