9986/3 Myelodysplastic syndrome with 5q deletion (5q-) syndrome
SynonymsMyelodysplastic syndrome with isolated del (5q)
|Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues|
|ICD-O-3 topography code:||C42 and C77|
/span>yelodysplastic syndrome with isolated del(5q) is a myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) characterized by anaemia with or without other cytopenias and/or thrombocytosis and in which the sole cytogenetic abnormality is del(5q). Myeloblasts comprise <5% of nucleated bone marrow (BM) cells and <1% of peripheral blood (PB) leukocytes and Auer rods are absent.