Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Myelodysplastic Syndrome Associated with Isolated del(5q)Chromosome Abnormality ('5q- Syndrome') - 8.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Myelodysplastic Syndrome Associated with Isolated del(5q)Chromosome Abnormality ('5q- Syndrome') - 8.
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Author: James W Vardiman
Category: Myeloid Neoplasms and acute leukemia (WHO 2016) > Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) > Myelodysplastic syndrome with isolated del(5q)
Published Date: 12/05/2001

This figure summarizes the characteristic findings associated with MDS with an isolated del(5q) syndrome. The peripheral blood often shows a macrocytic anemia with normal or elevated platelet counts, and the bone marrow biopsy and aspirate are characterized by the finding of megakaryocytes with monolobated or hypolobated nuclei.