Refractory anemia with excess blasts (RAEB)

A Cuneo, GL Castoldi
2011 Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology  
Identity Alias: RAEB-1 and RAEB-2 Note: This disorder is part of the heterogeneous category of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). According to the FAB classification of MDS, RAEB includes those patients with 5-20% blasts in the bone marrow (BM). Because the severity of the disease largely depends on the percentage of blasts in the BM, two categories of RAEB were recognised by the WHO classification, i.e. RAEB-1 and RAEB-2, with 5-9%
doi:10.4267/2042/38053 fatcat:w6c3ukjfandg5chbca2hggmwba