dysmyelopoietic syndrome

dysmyelopoietic syndrome

Hematology A hematologic cancer/precancer–eg idiopathic sideroblastic anemia, refractory anemia with excess blasts, subacute and oligoblastic leukemia, CML, preleukemia–which has considerable overlap; most predictive of future behavior is the presence of excess blasts in BM and circulation, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia. See Dyserythropoiesis.
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