What are the diagnostic criteria for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) with multilineage dysplasia (MDS-MLD)?

Updated: Jul 24, 2018
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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MDS with multilineage dysplasia (MDS-MLD) criteria are as follows:

  • Blood: cytopenia(s), < 1 × 109/L monocytes

  • Bone marrow: dysplasia in ≥ 10% of cells in  ≥ 2 hematopoietic lineages; < 15% ring sideroblasts (or < 5% ring sideroblasts if SF3B1 mutation present), < 5% blasts


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