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    Debbie Gill
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    Hello all,

    On my BMB report, for the bone marrow, it states “hypercellular bone marrow (80%-90%) with myeloid predominant trilineage hematopoiesis, dysmegakaryopoiesis and mild polytypic plasmacytosis”.

    What is hypercellular bone marrow? (I also don’t understand the other part, but I figure I should start with the first part first!

    Thank you in advance for any help you can give.

    Debbie

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    Michael
    Participant

    The norm for cellularity is 100 less your age. If one is 60 yrs old it would be “normal” to have 40% cellularity. I am 67 with 85% cellularity thus my bone marrow is hypercellular.

    Hope this helps.

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    Debbie Gill
    Participant

    Hi Michael,

    Thank you very much for your reply. I appreciate it!

    Best,

    Debbie

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