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What is Myeloid splenomegaly?

What is Myeloid splenomegaly?

  • Myeloid splenomegaly: Spleen enlargement caused by myeloid cell (any leukocyte that isn't a lymphocyte) proliferation. The condition occurs with no obvious cause and is thus termed idiopathic.

Myeloid splenomegaly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Myeloid splenomegaly, or a subtype of Myeloid splenomegaly, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Myeloid splenomegaly: Introduction

Types of Myeloid splenomegaly:

Broader types of Myeloid splenomegaly:

What causes Myeloid splenomegaly?

Causes of Myeloid splenomegaly: see causes of Myeloid splenomegaly

What are the symptoms of Myeloid splenomegaly?

Symptoms of Myeloid splenomegaly: see symptoms of Myeloid splenomegaly

Myeloid splenomegaly: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myeloid splenomegaly.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myeloid splenomegaly.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myeloid splenomegaly: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myeloid splenomegaly.
Treatments for Myeloid splenomegaly: see treatments for Myeloid splenomegaly

Name and Aliases of Myeloid splenomegaly

Main name of condition: Myeloid splenomegaly

Other names or spellings for Myeloid splenomegaly:

idiopathic myeloid splenomegaly

Idiopathic myeloid splenomegaly
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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