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Hypocellular bone marrow causes

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Not a fixed number!: Bone marrow cellularity tends to be very variable in different people and there is room for sampling error as the marrow is not a uniform sheet of cel... Read More
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
One marrow failure : can be due to several causes as radiation, certain drugs, tumours, and others. You need to be under the care of a hematologist, whom you may have alre... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
Pathology 23 years experience
Many possibilities: Could be genetic causes or an acquired stem cell injury from viruses, toxins, or chemicals that leads to a quantitative or qualitative abnormality. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Not enough cells: The bone marrow is the factory of the blood -- all blood cells begin life there. The "normal" amount of cells decreases with age, so we estimate norma... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Not enough cells: This means there are not as many blood-producing cells as would be expected for a person of this age. Cellularity % refers to the amount of space in t... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Bone marrow disorder: Hypocellular bone marrow means that bone marrow continue less than normal blood producing progenitor cells, resulting in low blood counts in periphera... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Hypocellular marrow: The normal bone marrow is a mixture of cells and fat. Hypocellular marrow means the marrow has fewer cells in the bone marrow space that is expected ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Talk to doctor: This is a complicated issue to address in this forum. You should discuss it with your doctor and the two of you may wish to involve the pathologist wh... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
Pathology 39 years experience
Bone marrow: Bone marrow cellularity refers to how much of the marrow is making blood cells, and how much is fat. As people age, it tends to decline and move more ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It's usually mild: G6PD deficiency is usually quite mild and most G6PD patients know they have it and by adult life know more about it than their physicians. This is as ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Do not know: There are multiple different types of bone marrow tumors and the cause for almost all is unknown. A few things like exposure to benzene and radiation ... Read More

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