Refractory anemia with excess of blasts (RAEB) is a type of myelodysplastic syndrome with a marrow blast percentage of 5% to 19%.
In MeSH, "Smoldering leukemia" is classified under RAEB.
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- ^ Leukemia, Smoldering at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".