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Introduction: Myelofibrosis

Description of Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis (medical condition): A rare condition where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow...more »

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Myelofibrosis: fibrosis of the bone marrow.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Myelofibrosis: A partial or complete replacement of the bone marrow stroma by fibrous tissue. It can be a primary bone marrow lesion as part of the chronic myeloproliferative disorders (chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis), a manifestation of acute myeloid leukemia (acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis), or a secondary phenomenon due to bone marrow involvement by a metastatic tumor (e.g., metastatic breast carcinoma). --2003
Source: Diseases Database

Myelofibrosis: replacement of the bone marrow by fibrous tissue, occurring in association with a myeloproliferative disorder or secondary to another unrelated condition.
Source: CRISP

Myelofibrosis: Replacement of the bone marrow by fibrous tissue, occurring in association with a myeloproliferative disorder or secondary to another, unrelated condition. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Myelofibrosis: Related Topics

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Myelofibrosis: Rare Disease

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

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

Myelofibrosis as a Disease

Myelofibrosis (medical condition): See Myelofibrosis (disease information).
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Myelofibrosis: Related Diseases

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Myelofibrosis: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Myelofibrosis:

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Broader terms for Myelofibrosis

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The description of Myelofibrosis may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Myelofibrosis

The following list attempts to classify Myelofibrosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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