myelodysplasia


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myelodysplasia

 [mi″ĕ-lo-dis-pla´zhah]
1. a neural tube defect consisting of defective development of part of the spinal cord. See also spina bifida.
2. dysplasia of myelocytes and other elements of the bone marrow, a chronic disease that in time may evolve into acute myelogenous leukemia. adj., adj myelodysplas´tic.

my·e·lo·dys·pla·si·a

(mī'ĕ-lō-dis-plā'zē-ă),
1. An abnormality in development of the spinal cord, especially the lower part of the cord.
2. Inappropriate term for spina bifida occulta.
Synonym(s): myelodyspoiesis
[myelo- + G. dys-, difficult, + plasis, a molding]

myelodysplasia

(mī′ə-lō-dĭs-plā′zhə)
n.
1. Abnormal development of the spinal cord.
2. Dysplasia of myelocytes and other cells in the bone marrow.

my′e·lo·dys·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

myelodysplasia

Hematology Abnormal BM precursor cells, which may lead to CML. See Myelodysplastic syndrome Neurology A generic term for various developmental defects of the spinal cord and nerve roots–eg, myelomeningocele, sacral agenesis, spinal dysraphism and caudal regression syndrome;13 of infants with myelodysplasia develop external urethral sphincter dysfunction, often in the first 3 yrs of life, 12of which are permanent.

my·e·lo·dys·pla·si·a

(mī'ĕ-lō-dis-plā'zē-ă)
1. An abnormality in development of the spinal cord, especially the lower part of the cord.
2. A disorder within the bone marrow, characterized by the proliferation of abnormal stem cells, which have the potential of developing into a specific type of leukemia.
[myelo- + G. dys-, difficult, + plasis, a molding]

myelodysplasia

See MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME.
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Russell-Jones, "Lymphocytic infiltrates as a presenting feature of Sweet's syndrome with myelodysplasia and response to cyclophosphamide," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Criel et al., "Elliptocytosis and schistocytosis in myelodysplasia: report of two cases," Acta Haematologica, vol.
Identification of Myelodysplasia during routine screening using HemaviewTM, a live blood analysis technique.
Pseudo-aneurysm of the profunda femoris artery as a late complication of hip fracture in a patient with myelodysplasia. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2007;89:W4-6.
The findings are consistent with a highgrade myelodysplastic syndrome, best classified as refractory anemia with excess blasts-2 (RAEB-2) on the basis of the blast count and presence of myelodysplasia.
may transform in to acute leukemia or Myelodysplasia. The molecular pathogenesis of ET is similar to other clonal MPD's such as CML, P.
Despite having no symptoms, further testsshowed Peter had a rare blood disorder called hypoplastic myelodysplasia.
$27,142 Toxic Myelodysplasia (serious blood condition) - 8-year-old female Beagle
Neuropathic foot ulceration in patients with myelodysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop 1992;12:786-788.
Aim: In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the frequency of significant bacteriuria and antibiotic resistance characteristics in children with myelodysplasia in whom clean intermittent catheterization was administered.
Unlike patients with myelodysplasia, patients undergoing ileal neobladder diversion for bladder cancer are usually neurologically intact and it would seem that decreased sensorium is not the main reason for the delay in diagnosis.