myelophthisis


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myelophthisis

[¦mī·ə·lō′this·əs]
(medicine)
Loss of bone marrow.
Atrophy of the spinal cord.
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HIV infection may lead to anaemia by changes in cytokine production with subsequent effects on haematopoises, decreased erythropoietin production, due to treatment with HAART drugs, nutritional deficiency, opportunistic infection, malignancy and myelophthisis of marrow caused by lymphoma.
Likely causes of the anemia included myelophthisis, bone marrow suppression secondary to chemotherapy, and anemia of chronic disease (29) The decreased thrombocytes were presumably caused by either myelophthisis secondary to the CLL or bone marrow suppression secondary to chlorambucil.
FIGHERA & BARROS (2004) observed no granulomatous inflammatory infiltrates in the bone marrow of the six vetch-intoxicated cattle from which this tissue was examined, but those animals did not have either a hemorrhagic disease as the cow in this case, which had changes in the bone marrow typical of myelophthisis secondary to the granulomatous myelitis.
High number of circulating CD34+ cells in patients with myelophthisis.
We report a case in which myelophthisis in the setting of apparently localized rectal carcinoma was confirmed to be secondary to spread from rectal primary and consider the implications of this observation.