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Refractory anemia with excess blasts

Disease definition

Refractory anemia with excess blasts (RAEB) is a frequent severe subtype of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS; see this term) characterized by cytopenias with unilineage or multilineage dysplasia and 5% to 19% blasts in bone marrow or blood.

ORPHA:86839

  • Synonym(s):
    • RAEB
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: D46.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0002894
  • MeSH: D000754
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10038270

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