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5 Facts you should know about

Primary myelofibrosis

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1

In myelofibrosis, the bone marrow is replaced

by fibrous (scar) tissue.

2

Because of the fibrosis, the bone marrow is unable to make

enough normal blood cells.

3

Symptoms include anemia,

increased risk of infections and splenomegaly.

4

Myelofibrosis causes extensive scarring

in the bone marrow, leading to severe anemia.

5

It can occur at any age,

but typically develops after the age of 50.

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