myelophthisic anemia

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myelophthisic anemia

[¦mī·ə·lō′this·ik ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
An anemia associated with space-occupying disorders of the bone marrow. Also known as leukoerythroblastic anemia; leukoerythroblastosis; metastatic anemia; myelopathic anemia; myelosclerotic anemia; osteosclerotic anemia.
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Generalized marrow expansion is a response to a systemic process, such as anemias, tumors, and other myelophthisic states.
Metastasizing basal cell carcinoma of the skin with myelophthisic anemia.
Bone marrow examination can also detect myelophthisic disorders, such as acute leukemia, lymphoma, or metastatic malignancy, which could explain a patient's thrombocytopenia.
Spherocytes, which might suggest a hemolytic process, schistocytes to suggest a microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, or teardrop cells to suggest a bone marrow infiltrative or myelophthisic process were all notably absent from his smear.