myelodysplastic syndrome

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myelodysplastic syndrome

n.
Any of a group of disorders characterized by the abnormal proliferation of bone marrow cells that are precursors to blood cells. It is often associated with abnormalities of blood cells such as anemia and leukopenia.
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Hypercellular marrow in the face of peripheral pancytopenia is avery common finding in HIV disease and is likely to reflect myeloid dysplasia and ineffective erythropoiesis.
Jamie was diagnosed with myeloid dysplasia - an early form of leukaemia - in 1998 and the next year received the life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Within days the disease had been diagnosed, acute myeloid dysplasia.