Idiopathic neutropenia with fewer than 5% dysplasia may be a distinct entity of idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance

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Dear Editor, A condition marked by fewer than 10% of dysplastic cells and fewer than 5% of blasts in the bone marrow (BM) is now categorized as idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance (ICUS); if clonal cytogenetic changes are detectable in ICUS patients, the diagnosis can be changed to myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) [1]. This categorization is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-009-0845-0

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