What are the diagnostic criteria for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) associated with isolated del(5q)?

Updated: Jul 24, 2018
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with isolated del(5q) criteria are as follows:

  • Blood: anemia, platelet levels normal or increased

  • Bone marrow: unilineage erythroid dysplasia, isolated del(5q), < 5% blasts ± one other abnormality except -7/del(7q)

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