refractory anaemia

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Related to refractory anaemia: refractory anemia, myelodysplasia
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Noun1.refractory anaemia - any of various anemic conditions that are not successfully treated by any means other than blood transfusions (and that are not associated with another primary disease)
sideroblastic anaemia, sideroblastic anemia, siderochrestic anaemia, siderochrestic anemia - refractory anemia characterized by sideroblasts in the bone marrow
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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A high frequency of MDS subgroup in our series were refractory anaemia (RA) (37.
These subtypes include: refractory anaemia (RA) or refractory anaemia with ringed sideroblasts (RARS) if accompanied by neutropenia or thrombocytopenia or requiring transfusions; refractory anaemia with excess blasts (RAEB), refractory anaemia with excess blasts in transformation (RAEB-T), and chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia (CMMoL).