Organ: Bone marrow

Bone marrow: Inner tissue of bones that produces various cells
Introduction: Blood cells are formed in the bone marrow, the soft, spongy center of bones. New(immature) blood cells are called blasts. Some blasts stay in the marrow to mature. Some travel to other parts of the body to mature.1
Condition count: 9 ; see list below.
Organ types: Bone (91), Glands (79), Immune system (144)
Produces: erythrocytes, red blood cells, white blood cells, T-cells, B-cells
Related organs: bone (91), erythrocytes (0), red blood cells (5), white blood cells (5), T-cells (0), B-cells (0)
Main condition: Bone marrow conditions
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Bone marrow' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma ... bone marrow
  • Aplastic anemia ... bone marrow
  • Autoimmune Myelopathy ... bone marrow


  • Bone Marrow Conditions ... bone marrow


  • Gaucher Disease ... bone marrow


  • Leukemia ... bone marrow


  • Multiple Myeloma ... bone marrow
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes ... bone marrow


  • Osteomyelitis ... bone marrow

    1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Leukemia: NCI

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