Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  5

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Serous Fat Atrophy of Marrow: A Case Report



Address:   Dr. Singh U.R.1, Dr. Sutrakar S.K.2, Dr. P.C. Kol1, Dr. Sunil Rao3, Dr. Ravishanker Shrivastava4
1Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, S.S. Medical College and Asso. S. G.M. Hospital Rewa (M.P.)
2Associate Professor , Department of Pathology, S.S. Medical College and Asso. S.G.M. Hospital Rewa (M.P.)
3Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, S.S. Medical College and Asso. S.G.M. Hospital Rewa (M.P.)
4Resident Medical Officer, Department of Pathology, S.S. Medical College and Asso. S.G.M. Hospital Rewa (M.P.)
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Serous fat atrophy or gelatenous transformation of marrow (GMT) is a rare disorder of unknown pathogenesis characterized by cell atrophy, focal loss of haematopoietic cells and deposition of extra cellular matrial. This also has been termed as "Starvation Marrow". It is reversible with resolution of nutritional problem. It is an epiphenomenon associated with extreme malnutrition and weight loss. Its etiology is age related. It may be found in Kwashiorkar, anorexia nervosa, AIDS, cachexia, carcinoma, lymphoma, marrow damage caused by toxin, radiation or chemotherapy, it is sometimes seen early in course of aplastic anemia when it’s probably indicate recent or ongoing marrow damage.
KEYWORDS:
Atrophy, Extra cellular material, Bone marrow, Kwashiorkar, AIDS.
Cite:
Singh UR, Sutrakar SK, PC Kol, Sunil Rao, Ravishanker Shrivastava.. Serous Fat Atrophy of Marrow: A Case Report. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2013; 5(5): 302-304.
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