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Presence of new mutations in the TP53 gene in patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome: two case reports

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Case Reports, May 2017
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Title
Presence of new mutations in the TP53 gene in patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome: two case reports
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Journal of Medical Case Reports, May 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13256-017-1301-8
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Fernando Barroso Duarte, Romélia Pinheiro Gonçalves Lemes, Talyta Ellen de Jesus dos Santos, Maritza Cavalcante Barbosa, João Paulo Leitão de Vasconcelos, Francisco Dário Rocha-Filho, Ilana Zalcberg, Diego Coutinho, Monalisa Feliciano Figueiredo, Luciana Barros Carlos, Paulo Roberto Leitão de Vasconcelos

Abstract

Myelodysplastic syndromes are heterogeneous disorders. Patients with myelodysplastic syndrome disease often have ineffective hematopoiesis, cytopenias, blood cell dysplasia in one or more cell types, and are at high risk for developing acute myeloid leukemia. In myelodysplastic syndrome, mutations of TP53 gene are usually associated with complex karyotype and confer a worse prognosis. In the present study, two mutations in this gene are presented and discussed with the clinical evolution of the patients. The first case is a 77-year-old Brazilian woman diagnosed as having multiple lineage dysplasia myelodysplastic syndrome according to World Health Organization 2016 and classified as very low-risk by Revised International Prognostic Scoring. The second case is an 80-year-old Brazilian man also diagnosed as having multiple lineage dysplasia myelodysplastic syndrome and classified as low risk. The mutation described in the first case was already identified in some neoplasias and it is associated with a poor prognosis, but it had never been reported before in myelodysplastic syndrome. The second mutation has never been described. This is a novel report for the scientific community and may be very helpful as we can better understand the disease and the impact of mutations through the follow-up of these patients and others in the future. Both patients are in a good clinical condition, suggesting that these mutations may not alter the clinical course of the disease or may be associated with a good prognosis, but their role in the disease must be investigated more deeply in a larger population.

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Unknown 6 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 2 33%
Librarian 1 17%
Student > Master 1 17%
Unknown 2 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 33%
Computer Science 1 17%
Engineering 1 17%
Unknown 2 33%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 June 2017.
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#6,486,417
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#13
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