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Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
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Definition of Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
A chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by bone marrow fibrosis, proliferation of atypical megakaryocytes and granulocytes in the bone marrow, anemia, splenomegaly, and extramedullary hematopoiesis. The cause is unknown. The median survival time is 3-5 years from diagnosis. (WHO, 2001)

Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis is from the group

Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorder
Myelofibrosis

Other Names for Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis

Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia
Idiopathic Bone Marrow Fibrosis
Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
Myelosclerosis with Myeloid Metaplasia
Primary Myelofibrosis
Idiopathic myelofibrosis

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