myelosis

myelosis

 [mi″ĕ-lo´sis]
formation of a tumor of the spinal cord.
aleukemic myelosis agnogenic myeloid metaplasia.
erythremic myelosis erythroleukemia.
nonleukemic myelosis agnogenic myeloid metaplasia.

my·e·lo·sis

(mī'ĕ-lō'sis),
1. A condition characterized by abnormal proliferation of tissue or cellular elements of bone marrow (for example, multiple myeloma, myelocytic leukemia, myelofibrosis).
2. A condition in which abnormal proliferation of medullary tissue in the spinal cord is present, as in a glioma.

my·e·lo·sis

(mī'ĕ-lō'sis)
1. A condition characterized by abnormal proliferation of tissue or cellular elements of bone marrow (e.g., multiple myeloma, myelocytic leukemia, myelofibrosis).
2. A condition in which there is abnormal proliferation of medullary tissue in the spinal cord, as in a glioma.

Patient discussion about myelosis

Q. Are there any specific treatments for acute myeloid leukemia caused by myelofibrosis? My husband was diagnosed with these conditions. His oncologist believes his AML was caused by his myelofibrosis. (scarring of the bone marrow) This was shown on his bone marrow biopsy. Myelofibrosis is a myeloproliferative disorder. Meaning certain blood components, such as WBCs, RBCs, platelets increase significantly in the marrow.

A. Thanks for taking the time to reply to me. I'll see about inquiring his oncologists.
Lynda

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Likewise other disorders presenting with spastic paraparesis (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis funicular myelosis multiple sclerosis Frederick's ataxia) were excluded.
It has been suggested that cases with marked megakaryocytic proliferation, often accompanied by fibrosis should be distinguished from chronic granulocytic leukaemia and classified as chronic megakaryocytic granulocytic myelosis. However, this distinction is arbitrary and unnecessary since such cases, when they are Philadelphia positive do not differ in any important respect from other cases of chronic granulocytic leukaemia (18).
Erythremic myelosis. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, v.23, p.880-885, 2001.
The more common variant, referred to as erythremic myelosis, and subsequently as erythroleukemia and erythroid/myeloid leukemia by others, is composed of immature erythroid and myeloid elements.