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is myelofibrosis associated withpaget'sdiseaseofbone?

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Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: I do not believe the two are interconnected.
Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Fibrosis in both: Myelofibrosis occurs when the cells that develop into blood cells mutate. As cells replicate, the mutation spreads, and the ultimate effect is a reduced number of red blood cells. Read more: myelofibrosis disease | ehow.Com http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_5208296_myelofibrosis-disease.Html#ixzz28kyigouf.

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