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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Prospective separation of residual HSCs from leukemia cells coupled with exome sequencing allow the investigation of preleukemia subclones and the identification of the order of mutations in AML.
The clinical and biological dilemma of preleukemia presenting as aplastic anemia with chromosomal translocation t(4;11).
The diagnosis was MDS - myelodysplastic syndrome - sometimes called preleukemia.
Incidence of acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, preleukemia, and acute myeloproliferative syndrome up to 10 years after treatment of Hodgkin's disease.
Specifically, peripheral blood during preleukemia phase, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy may not be sufficient for diagnosis.
11 June 2010 - Danish biotech company Topotarget A/S (CPH: TOPO) has started a phase I study with its product belinostat in combination with Velcade (bortezomid) for the treatment of acute leukemia or myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), formerly known as preleukemia.