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Myelofibrosis
Synonyms
Synonyms
Osteomyelofibrosis
MeSH D055728
ICD-9

289.83

ICD-10

C94.4, D47.4

ICD-O

9932/, 9961/3

MSR

Medscape Reference
Primary Paediatric
Overview
Presentation
DDx
Workup
Treatment
Medication
Overview
Presentation
DDx
Workup
Treatment
Medication
MedlinePlus

000531

Patient.co.uk

Professional Reference

OMIM

254450

Wikipedia

Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis is a neoplasm affecting the haematopoietic stem cells of the bone marrow and this causes the following signs, symptoms and complications:[1]

  • Anaemia
  • Extramedullary haematopoiesis (haematopoiesis occurring outside the bone marrow)
  • Shape abnormalities (e.g., looking like teardrops) in red blood cells
  • Enlargement of the spleen and liver (hepatosplenomegaly)
  • Bone marrow fibrosis (accumulation of collagen and reticulin leading to the appearance of scarring)

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Reference listEdit

  1. Lal, A (2 December 2014). Seiter, K; Talavera, F; Besa, EC; Lal, A, ed. "Primary Myelofibrosis". Medscape Reference. New York, USA: WebMD. Retrieved 6 December 2014. 

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