A case of MDS with Ring Sideroblasts

A case of MDS with Ring Sideroblasts

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Author: Dr. Brittany Margaret-Anne Salter

Reviewer: Dr. Alejandro Garcia-Horton, Assistant Professor (Oncology), McMaster University


At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the mechanism of anemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (LR-MDS).
  2. Explain the diagnostic criteria for MDS with ring sideroblasts
  3. Describe the available treatments for LR-MDS

CHS Scientific Planning Committee Members (2021-22)

Dr. Joanne Britto – Resident Physician, Hematology-Oncology
Dr. Yan Xu – Fellow Physician, Hematology
Dr. Siraj Mithoowani – Clinical Hematologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
Dr. Hassan Sibai – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Staff Physician, Division of Medical Hematology & Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Conflicts of Interest: None