Dysplasia has A differential diagnosis: distinguishing genuine myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) from mimics, imitators, copycats and impostors.

@article{Steensma2012DysplasiaHA,
  title={Dysplasia has A differential diagnosis: distinguishing genuine myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) from mimics, imitators, copycats and impostors.},
  author={David P Steensma},
  journal={Current hematologic malignancy reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={310-20}
}
Just as a pawnshop owner who is unable to distinguish a genuine Rolex™ watch from a cheap knockoff courts financial ruin, the physician who fails to discriminate between authentic myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and conditions resembling MDS risks misinforming or harming patients. This review summarizes minimal criteria for diagnosing MDS and discusses… CONTINUE READING