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My husbands mother wad diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome in her mid 50's , passed away she was deficient of chromosome 8. Is this hereditary?
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology
In brief: Probably not
Even though a history of mds in first degree relatives may slightly increase the overall risk to develop mds, the risk is still minimal and these diseases are usually not hereditary.

In brief: Probably not
Even though a history of mds in first degree relatives may slightly increase the overall risk to develop mds, the risk is still minimal and these diseases are usually not hereditary.
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Chromosome 8
This is a list of diseases associated to chromosome 8 http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.
Gov/chromosome/8/show/conditions. I do not see myelodysplastic syndrome.

In brief: Chromosome 8
This is a list of diseases associated to chromosome 8 http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.
Gov/chromosome/8/show/conditions. I do not see myelodysplastic syndrome.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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