Idiopathic Myelofibrosis. Definition

Medical Definition: Idiopathic Myelofibrosis

Progressive disease, chronic condition in which bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue and blood occurs in organs such as liver and spleen, rather than bone marrow. This disease is characterized by an enlarged spleen and anemia evolution. Also called agnogenic myeloid metaplasia, myelosclerosis with myeloid metaplasia, chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis, and primary myelofibrosis.

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