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Hematology in Practice Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 14 :

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Quiz 14 :

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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All of the following are dysplastic changes of platelets frequently seen in MDS except:
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D

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The bone marrow and peripheral smear of a patient with an MDS will show dysplastic changes in _____ over time.
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D

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All of the following are features of the myelodysplastic syndromes except:
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B

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The blast count in most individuals with MDS is less than:
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A major concern for the management of patients with MDSs is iron overload.
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The most common hematological malignancy in the adult population is:
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Deleted 5q MDS is primarily seen in male patients.
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Typically, patients with MDS will exhibit partial or complete absence of:
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A large percentage of the MDSs end in an acute leukemia.
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Reticulocytopenia is a feature of MDS.Which one of the following is the mechanism behind this process?
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Which of the following bone marrow blast percentages will be consistent with the FAB classification of refractory anemia with excess of blasts (RAEB)?
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All of the following are associated with the development of the MDSs except:
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The most effective means of treating iron overload in the myelodysplastic syndromes is:
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One of the key white cell features in MDS is:
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Which of the following chromosome disorders in MDS has a poor predictive influence?
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The morphological classification of anemia in the myelodysplastic syndromes is:
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Refractory anemia is an anemia that:
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