panmyelophthisis


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panmyelophthisis

 [pan-mi″ĕ-lof´thĭ-sis]
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my·e·loph·thi·sis

(mī'ĕ-lof'thi-sis, mī'ĕ-lō-tī'sis, -tē'sis),
1. Wasting or atrophy of the spinal cord as in tabes dorsalis.
2. Replacement of hematopoietic tissue in the bone marrow by abnormal tissue, usually fibrous tissue or malignant tumors that are most commonly metastatic carcinomas. Synonym(s): panmyelophthisis
[myelo- + G. phthisis, a wasting away]
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panmyelophthisis

(1) Bone marrow replacement by native or non-native cells (e.g., myeloma, metastatic malignancy), fibrosis or inflammation.
(2) Aplastic anaemia, see there.
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my·e·loph·thi·sis

(mī'ĕ-lof'thi-sis)
1. Wasting or atrophy of the spinal cord as in tabes dorsalis.
2. Replacement of hemopoietic tissue in the bone marrow by abnormal tissue, usually fibrous tissue metastatic carcinomas.
Synonym(s): panmyelophthisis.
[myelo- + G. phthisis, a wasting away]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

my·e·loph·thi·sis

(mī'ĕ-lof'thi-sis)
Wasting or atrophy of the spinal cord. Replacement of hemopoietic tissue in the bone marrow by abnormal tissue.
Synonym(s): panmyelophthisis.
[myelo- + G. phthisis, a wasting away]
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