Bone Marrow - nonneoplastic
Infectious / inflammatory
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Revised: 2 October 2013, last major update December 2006
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- Severe anemia may develop from Plasmodium falciparum malaria, even if no parasites are detected microscopically (Malar J 2005;4:56)
- Pigmented erythroid and myeloid precursors (containing hemozoin pigment) are associated with the extent of abnormal erythroid development (Blood 2006;108:2569)
- May cause hemophagocytic syndrome (Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2004;47:348)
Bone marrow with severe malarial anemia
End of Bone Marrow - nonneoplastic > Infectious / inflammatory > Malaria
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