Bone Marrow Failure Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 25, 2016
  • Author: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of bone marrow failure include the following:

  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Large granular lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Immune pancytopenias in connective tissue disorders  (eg, refractory anemia in systemic lupus erythematosus)

Differential Diagnoses