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Bone marrow - nonneoplastic
Benign changes
Iron in non-neoplastic marrow

Reviewer: Xiangrong Zhao, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 October 2013, last major update October 2013
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PubMed Search: Bone marrow[title] iron

General
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Terminology
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Pathophysiology
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Etiology of sideroblastic anemia (non-neoplastic) and anemia of chronic disease
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Laboratory: brief overview of iron status evaluation
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Bone marrow fragment showing iron deposits

Iron

Normal iron stores

Increased iron stores

Peripheral smear description
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Positive stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Electron microscopy images
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Clumped and free ferritin

Erythroblast contain ferritin

Macrophage and erythroblast cytoplasm

Erythroblasts with ferritin


Clumped, vesticle and free ferritin

Erythroblast with a clump of ferritin

Iron in mitochondria

Erythroblast containing mitochondrial iron

Additional references
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