How is neutropenia characterized in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)?

Updated: Jul 24, 2018
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Neutropenia may vary from mild to severe. Morphologic abnormalities are often observed in the granulocytes. These can include bilobed or unsegmented nuclei (pseudo–Pelger-Huet abnormality) or hypersegmentation on the nuclei (6-7 lobes) similar to megaloblastic diseases.

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