Myelofibrosis of the facial bones

John R Zuniga, Howard I. Holmes, Langley H. Page

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Abstract

Idiopathic myelofibrosis is a hematologic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by progressive marrow fibrosis, extramedullary hematopoiesis, and a leukoerythroblastic anemia. Consequently there are frequent secondarily precipitated multiple systems problems. This is the first report of this entity presenting with orofacial findings. The histopathogenesis, clinical presentation, and the therapeutic goals of treatment are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-38
Number of pages7
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Volume56
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)

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