Fast Five Quiz: Anemia in Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Emmanuel C. Besa, MD


September 15, 2022

Anemia, a common manifestation of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), causes fatigue, malaise, and congestive heart failure. The development of MDS may be preceded by a few years of unexplained macrocytic anemia. Half of the patients with MDS will require a red blood cell transfusion during the course of their illness.

Do you know key information about the presentation, workup, and treatment of anemia in patients with MDS? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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