Problem

Myelophthisis

Other Names:
Marrow displacement by abnormal cells
Nature:

Myelophthisic anemia (or myelophthisis) is a severe type of anemia found in some people with diseases that affect the bone marrow. Myelophthisis refers to the displacement of hemopoietic bone-marrow tissue by fibrosis, tumors, or granulomas. The word comes from the roots myelo-, which refers to bone marrow, and phthysis, shrinkage or atrophy.

Broader Problems:
Bone marrow disorders
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
05.03.2000 – 00:00 CET