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Myeloid metaplasia

Introduction: Myeloid metaplasia

Description of Myeloid metaplasia

Myeloid metaplasia (medical condition): Formation of fibrous tissue in the bone marrow in response to bone marrow damage...more »

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  »Introduction: Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
  »Symptoms of Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis

Myeloid metaplasia: The formation and development of blood cells outside the BONE MARROW, as in the SPLEEN; LIVER; or LYMPH NODES.
Source: Diseases Database

Myeloid metaplasia: The occurrence of myeloid tissue in extramedullary sites. Specifically it is a syndrome characterized by splenomegaly, anemia, the presence of nucleated erythrocytes and immature granulocytes in the circulating blood, and extramedullary hematopoiesis in the liver and spleen. The primary form is also known as agnogenic myeloid metaplasia, myelosclerosis, and myelofibrosis. The secondary or symptomatic form may be associated with various diseases, including carcinomatosis, tuberculosis, leukemia, and polycythemia vera. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Myeloid metaplasia: Related Topics

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Myeloid metaplasia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Myeloid metaplasia as a Disease

Myeloid metaplasia: Another name for Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis
  »Symptoms of Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis

Myeloid metaplasia: Related Diseases

Myeloid metaplasia: Myeloid metaplasia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Myeloid metaplasia

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Symptoms of Myeloid metaplasia (Myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis)

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Myeloid metaplasia: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Myeloid metaplasia:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Myeloid metaplasia

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Myeloid metaplasia

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