agnogenic myeloid metaplasia
A progressive, chronic disease in which the bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue and blood is made in organs such as the liver and the spleen, instead of in the bone marrow. This disease is marked by an enlarged spleen and progressive anemia. Also called chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis, primary myelofibrosis, myelosclerosis with myeloid metaplasia, and idiopathic myelofibrosis.

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  • agnogenic myeloid metaplasia — the primary or idiopathic form of myeloid metaplasia, which is often accompanied by myelofibrosis; it is considered one of the myeloproliferative disorders. Called also aleukemic or nonleukemic myelosis …   Medical dictionary

  • myeloid metaplasia — a syndrome characterized by myeloid tissue in extramedullary sites with nucleated erythrocytes and immature granulocytes in the circulating blood and extramedullary hematopoiesis in the liver and spleen, as well as anemia and splenomegaly. Both a …   Medical dictionary

  • primary myeloid metaplasia — agnogenic myeloid m …   Medical dictionary

  • myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia — myelofibrosis associated with extramedullary hematopoiesis; generally restricted to agnogenic myeloid metaplasia (with which it is often used synonymously) and myeloid metaplasia secondary to polycythemia vera or essential thrombocythemia …   Medical dictionary

  • myelosclerosis with myeloid metaplasia — A progressive, chronic disease in which the bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue and blood is made in organs such as the liver and the spleen, instead of in the bone marrow. This disease is marked by an enlarged spleen and progressive anemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • metaplasia — Abnormal transformation of an adult, fully differentiated tissue of one kind into a differentiated tissue of another kind; an acquired condition, in contrast to heteroplasia. SYN: metaplasis …   Medical dictionary

  • nonleukemic myelosis — agnogenic myeloid metaplasia …   Medical dictionary

  • myelofibrosis-osteosclerosis syndrome — agnogenic myeloid metaplasia …   Medical dictionary

  • AMM — agnogenic myeloid metaplasia; ammonia; antibody to murine cardiac myosin; Association of Medical Microbiologists [UK]; World Medical Association [Fr. Association Medicale Mondiale] …   Medical dictionary

  • AMM — • agnogenic myeloid metaplasia; • ammonia; • antibody to murine cardiac myosin; • Association of Medical Microbiologists [UK]; • World Medical Association [Fr. Association Medicale Mondiale] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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