"Myelodysplastic syndrome" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
- Myelodysplastic syndrome - See Also: Syndrome, myelodysplastic; - D46.9 Myelodysplastic syndrome, unspecified
Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions
Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Clonal hematopoietic stem cell disorders characterized by dysplasia in one or more hematopoietic cell lineages. They predominantly affect patients over 60, are considered preleukemic conditions, and have high probability of transformation into ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA.