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What is Familial myelofibrosis?

What is Familial myelofibrosis?

  • Familial myelofibrosis: A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs it's ability to make blood cells causing symptoms such as anemia and liver and spleen enlargement.

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

Familial myelofibrosis: Introduction

Types of Familial myelofibrosis:

Broader types of Familial myelofibrosis:

What causes Familial myelofibrosis?

Causes of Familial myelofibrosis: see causes of Familial myelofibrosis

What are the symptoms of Familial myelofibrosis?

Symptoms of Familial myelofibrosis: see symptoms of Familial myelofibrosis

Familial myelofibrosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Familial myelofibrosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Familial myelofibrosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Familial myelofibrosis: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Familial myelofibrosis.
Treatments for Familial myelofibrosis: see treatments for Familial myelofibrosis

Name of Familial myelofibrosis

Main name of condition: Familial myelofibrosis

 

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