Table 1

Age and hematological data of the MDS cases (median)

WHO type

RA/RARS*

RCMD**

RAEB***


Number of cases

4

15

11

Age (years)

64

64

62

Hemoglobin (g/dL)

10.5

10.3

8.1

PB leukocytes (×103/mm3)

4.7

3.6

3.1

PB platelets (×103/mm3)

234

240

184

BM Blasts %

2.0

1.0

8.0


* RA/RARS = refractory anemia/sideroblastic anemia; ** RCMD = refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia; *** RAEB = refractory anemia with excess of blasts

Vido et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:93   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-93

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