Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Refractory Anemia with Ringed Sideroblasts (RARS) - 4.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Refractory Anemia with Ringed Sideroblasts (RARS) - 4.
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Author: James W Vardiman
Category: Myeloid Neoplasms and acute leukemia (WHO 2016) > Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) > MDS with Ring Sideroblasts (MDS-RS)
Published Date: 12/05/2001

Refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts (RARS). Bone marrow aspirate smear (Wright-Giemsa stain). The two panels in this slide illustrate that the megakaryocytes and the granulocytes show normal morphology. The erythroid precursors in this slide do show some mild nuclear/cytoplasmic dyssynchrony (arrow).