Myelodysplastic syndromes

Ayalew Tefferi, James W. Vardiman

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This review gives an account of the clinical and hematologic features of the myelodysplastic syndromes. It supplies the latest classification of these disorders, discusses the cytogenetic and molecular genetic changes that occur, and analyzes how some of these conditions convert to acute myeloid leukemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1872
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number19
StatePublished - Nov 5 2009

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