John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


A specific cutaneous lesion revealing myelodysplastic syndrome Volume 8, numéro 7, October - November 1998

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930-0194 Japan.
  • Page(s) : 517-8
  • Année de parution : 1998

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is characterized by ineffective and dysplastic hematopoiesis in one or more cell lines in the bone marrow. Cutaneous lesions of MDS are usually separated into specific lesions and nonspecific lesions, and whether atypical hematopoietic cells infiltrate the skin or not. Early diagnosis of specific cutaneous lesions of MDS is important, because these lesions can be the only clue to the diagnosis of MDS and [...]