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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021, 9(5), 289-290
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-5-7
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Age is just a Number!

Nicola Jackson1, , Alicia Pollard1, Shion Betty1 and Jasdeep Boparai1

1Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, United States

Pub. Date: March 03, 2021

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Nicola Jackson, Alicia Pollard, Shion Betty and Jasdeep Boparai. Age is just a Number!. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021; 9(5):289-290. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-5-7


Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a group of stem cell disorders characterized by ineffective hematopoiesis resulting in cytopenias and is rarely seen in patients younger than the age of 40 years old. MDS tends to be more aggressive in the younger population. We report a case of a 26-year-old male who presented with MDS.

Myelodysplastic syndrome Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

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