MDS expert, Dr Stephen Nimer, provides an overview of the different types of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), including: unilineage dysplasia, refractory anemia with excess blasts, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, 5q- syndrome, and del(5q). There are about 10 different subtypes of MDS, depending on unilineage or multilineage dysplasia, the presence or absence of ringed sideroblasts, and the percentage of blasts.
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