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Types of Bone Marrow

Immune Deficiency Disorders
Immune Deficiency Disorders

Bone marrow transplant for immune deficiency and genetic disorders What every physician needs to know about bone marrow transplantation for immune deficiency: Most primary immune deficiencies (PIDs) result from genetic mutations that impair the generation, function, or regulation of a cellular constituent of the immune system.

Leukemias
Leukemias

A bone marrow biopsy involves using a large needle to extract a sample from the bone marrow to diagnose blood cancers and other conditions. Bone marrow is often extracted from the pelvic bone. Potential risks of the procedure include pain and soreness and, more rarely, bleeding and infection.

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Lymphomas
Lymphomas

Lymphoma starts in infection-fighting lymphocytes. Leukemia starts in blood-forming cells inside bone marrow. Lymphoma is also not the same as lymphedema, which is a collection of fluid that forms in body tissues when there is damage or blockage to the lymph system. Causes. Scientists don't know what causes lymphoma in most cases.

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Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells. Normal plasma cells are found in the bone marrow and are an important part of the immune system.The immune system is made up of several types of cells that work together to fight infections and other diseases.

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Severe Aplastic Anemia
Severe Aplastic Anemia

Severe aplastic anemia is a disease in which the bone marrow does not make enough blood cells for the body.These blood cells are: Red blood cells to carry oxygen; White blood cells to fight infection; Platelets to control bleeding.

Some Solid-Tumor Cancers (in Rare Circumstances)
Some Solid-Tumor Cancers (in Rare Circumstances)

Bone marrow transplant has been used successfully to treat diseases such as leukemias, lymphomas, aplastic anemia, immune deficiency disorders, and some solid tumor cancers since 1968. What is bone marrow? Bone marrow is the soft, spongy tissue found inside bones. It is where most of the body's blood cells develop and are stored.

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