medullary fibrosis

medullary fibrosis

A broadly used but ill-defined term referring to an increase in fibrous tissue in the adrenal gland, bone marrow or kidney. In the kidney, some soft data suggests that it may be associated with hypertension.
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A bone biopsy was performed, and its result evidenced medullary fibrosis, chronic inflammation with multinucleated of giant cells and areas fusocellular proliferation, compatible with chronic osteomyelitis.