marrow fibrosis

marrow fibrosis

A general term for the presence of increased reticulin in the bone marrow, which causes spindling of the marrow cells.

Aetiology
Systemic mastocytosis, cancer (carcinoma, lymphoma, myeloma, myeloproliferative disorders), HIV.
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In addition to improvements in spleen volume and constitutional symptoms, the interim data suggest improvements in anemia, transfusion dependence, and bone marrow fibrosis.
These two patients have remained transfusion independent for more than 69 and 24 weeks, respectively, as of April 17 and remain on trial.mTen patients were evaluable for bone marrow fibrosis, of which six experienced improvement in bone marrow morphology of at least one point on a scale of 0-3.
Circulating calreticulin is increased in myelofibrosis: Correlation with interleukin-6 plasma levels, bone marrow fibrosis, and splenomegaly.
Thrombocytopenia with mild bone marrow fibrosis accompanied by fever, pleural effusion, ascites and hepatosplenomegaly.
Assessments include measuring changes in spleen volume, patient reported total symptom scores, mutant allele burden, inflammatory cytokines as well as bone marrow fibrosis over the course of the treatment period.
These result in the secondary process of bone marrow fibrosis. Bone marrow fibrosis which impairs the normal haematopoietic process causing severe anaemia is the hallmark of Primary Myelofibrosis.4
Hashidate, "Thrombocytopenia with mild bone marrow fibrosis accompanied by fever, pleural effusion, ascites and hepatosplenomegaly," [Rinsho ketsueki] The Japanese journal of clinical hematology, vol.
The corresponding trephine biopsy was hypercellular and had prominent grade three fibrosis with CD34+ blasts accounting for approximately 40% of the total cellularity, consistent with a diagnosis of blast crisis CML with marrow fibrosis.
Progression of bone marrow fibrosis in patients with essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera during anagrelide treatment.
For bone marrow fibrosis, the difference was not statistically significant (p>0.05).
Al-Ibrahimi conducted successful bone marrow transplants on 12 Bahraini children in Jordan over the past years -- 2 cases of leukemia, 5 cases of Thalassemia, 1 case of bone marrow failure syndrome, 1 case of Bone marrow fibrosis, 1 case of Gideak Hakashy Syndrome and one case of Autologous bone marrow transplant.
The association between renal impairment, low 25(OH)-vitamin D, anemia, marrow fibrosis, severe osteoporosis, fibrocystic osteitis, high level of alkaline phosphatase and considerable volume of the parathyroid adenoma suggested a long neglected primary hyperparathyroidism and were considerable risk factors for a postoperative hungry bone syndrome.