myelophthisic anemia


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Related to myelophthisic anemia: aplastic anemia, sideroblastic anemia

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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The radiologic findings of extensive marrow replacement in lumbosacral spine and the presence of myelophthisic anemia suggest that a heavy burden of metastatic disease was already present throughout the bone marrow.