A 62-year-old female asked:
Can amyloidosis cause a hypoplastic bone marrow?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
No: I would look for a different cause. Some amyloidosis (famously amyloidosis al, made from light chains) is caused by a subtle or not-so-subtle proliferation of plasma cells; this may be treated with marrow suppressors. In an older person, "hypoplastic marrow" may be from sampling a place where marrow was a bit scant; the blood picture's key here. Your physicians know more. Good luck.
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Last updated May 20, 2016
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