What is myeloid metaplasia?


What is myeloid metaplasia?


Hematopoiesis is the process of forming all blood cellular types. In the embryo, the different cellular blood types come from hematopoietic stem cells. In the adult, hematopoiesis takes place in the bone marrow and the lymphatic tissues.

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Myeloid metaplasia is condition that affects hematopoiesis. It is very similar to leukemia and it is often misdiagnosed. Myeloid metaplasia leads to...

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Leukemia: Location and Types


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Leukemia is cancer of the blood and bone marrow that causes abnormal production of white blood cells, and this condition has different classifications depending on the location of the cancer. Learn about the different types of leukemia and the cells associated with cancer, and understand the difference between the main types of leukemia.

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