Case Report Volume 5 Issue 5

A Case Report on Myelodysplastic Syndrome with the Dysplasia of Two Cell Lineage

Mahesh Percy1*, Ronne Joseph2 and Ewarld Marshall3

1Instructor/Medical Technologist, Medical Pathology Diagnostic Laboratory, St. George’ s University, Grenada
2Clinical Instructor, St. George’ s University, Grenada
3Chair, Pathology, Director, Medical Pathology Diagnostic Laboratory, St. George’ s University, Grenada

*Corresponding Author: Mahesh Percy, Instructor/Medical Technologist, Medical Pathology Diagnostic Laboratory, St. George’ s University, Grenada.

Received: February 13, 2024; Published: April 02, 2024


Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a group of blood cancer which interfere with the body's ability to produce normal healthy blood cells. It was once thought to be a rare disorder, now recognized as the common hematologic neoplasm affecting more than 30,000 persons per year in the United States. This disease affects mostly the elderly population and men are more commonly affected than women [1,14]. The etiology of MDS is unknown. Here we present a 88 year old women with dysplasia of two cell (erythroid and myeloid) lineages. The patient is slightly anemic and has macrocytosis. This hematologic disorder is characterized by cytopenia and dysplasia in one or more cell lineage [2,11]. The patient's medical history revealed a gradual onset of fatigue, weakness, and increased susceptibility to infections. Diagnostic investigations, including peripheral blood smear, unveiled dysplastic changes across various cell lines, indicative of MDS. The diagnosis and classification are with the findings of dysplasia in one or more cell linage and blast cells in the bone marrow [3]. It is essential to do bone marrow aspiration and cytogenetics to come to a final diagnosis. Given the patient’s advanced age, the patient refused to do bone marrow aspiration or cytogenetics. The primary purpose of this article on myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the disease, aiming to enhance diagnosis and knowledge.

Keywords: Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS); Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)


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Citation: Mahesh Percy., et al. “A Case Report on Myelodysplastic Syndrome with the Dysplasia of Two Cell Lineage".Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 5.5 (2024): 03-06.


Copyright: © 2024 Mahesh Percy., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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