refractory anaemia

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Related to refractory anaemia: refractory anemia, myelodysplasia
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Synonyms for refractory anaemia

any of various anemic conditions that are not successfully treated by any means other than blood transfusions (and that are not associated with another primary disease)

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Furthermore, ferric carboxymaltose may be a valuable option for refractory anaemia in these patients, as it seems to provide iron without clinical relapse of the disease conversely to other iron formulations.
A high frequency of MDS subgroup in our series were refractory anaemia (RA) (37.93%), refractory anaemia with excessive blasts (RAEB) (28.27%), and refractory anaemia with excessive blasts in transformation (RAEB-t) (20.69%).
The myelodysplastic syndromes are characterised by refractory anaemia and ringed sideroblasts, which can transform into a state with excess blasts and then on to acute leukaemia.
classification [1], five patients had refractory anaemia (RA) and one patient had refractory anaemia with ring sideroblasts (RARS).
Among these, one case was Refractory Anaemia with Excessive Blasts (RAEB) type.