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Blood Disorders Glossary
A list of relevant blood-related terms and their definitions.
ET is a disorder that causes the overproduction of platelets in the blood.
MF is a disorder that causes the replacement of bone marrow with fibrous tissue.
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
ITP is an autoimmune disorder caused by the production of defective antibodies.
PV is a disorder that causes an overproduction of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura TTP
TTP is a rare disorder that causes clotting in the small blood vessels of many organs.
This is a rare disorder that causes the production of abnormal things in the blood.
Blood Disorders - Patient Education Blood Disorders Glossary Essential Thrombocythemia Idiopathic Myelofibrosis Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Polycythemia Vera Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia