Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are diseases of the blood-forming system in the bone marrow. Advanced types of MDS may result in leukaemia. This text provides information about the characteristics and subtypes of the disease, its frequency, causes, symptoms, diagnoses, treatment, and prognosis.

Author:  PD Dr, med Ayami Yoshimi, Editor:  Maria Yiallouros, Reviewer:  Prof. Dr. med. Charlotte Niemeyer, Dr. Erlacher, English Translation:  Dr. med. Gesche Riabowol (nee Tallen), Last modification: 2023/09/25 https://kinderkrebsinfo.de/doi/e206581