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Donna wrote at 2012-08-17 15:46:03
I recently had a bone marrow aspirate tool Your bone marrow results are similar to mine, except mine is markedly hypo-cellular with cellularity 10-20%; left-shifted; no iron stores. I tested negative for cancer and MDS. I have had neutropenia for the past 25 years and maintained a healthy life.  My hematologist told me that I am a mystery and as long as I am healthy there is nothing that can be done.  My motto is live life and don't worry about it!

mother of sds child wrote at 2012-11-15 04:56:52
please review with your doctor the possible Shwachman diamond syndrome.... patients with this syndrome present with this kind of bone marrow. AML and Aplastic anemia are a great risk for these patients and your results looks perhaps like an SDS patient... which are at high risk for cancer especially given your low white counts and neutropenia.


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Neha Dahiya MD


Help patients understand the medical terminology of their lab results and / or tissue biopsy reports.


I am a pathologist and director of clinical laboratory services. I have been a practicing pathologist for last 9 years in a 350 bed multi specialty hospital laboratory in India.

Indian association of pathologists and microbiologists.
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