refractory anaemia


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Related to refractory anaemia: refractory anemia, myelodysplasia

refractory anaemia

A general term for any anaemia that does not respond to therapy, which occur in myelodysplastic syndrome, iron-deficiency due to malabsorption, idiopathic acquired sideroblastic anaemia, aplastic anaemia or other conditions.
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A 34-year-old female with complaints of weakness for 3 and a half years was admitted to the clinic with refractory anaemia to oral iron treatment.
5 100 Refractory anaemia (RA 5 Sideroblastic anaemia 1 (RARS) No diagnostic features 24(*) 12.
On the basis of these tests and chromosomal analysis he was diagnosed as Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) with refractory anaemia (RA).