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Microscope Bone Marrow Adipocytes in Aplastic anemia?

Person exposed to benzene containing agent develops pancytopenia
on tissue biopsy you see numerous adipocytes in the bone marrow.

I don't understand the concept! Can anybody explain it please
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in aplastic anaemia(pancytopenia)...u dont have erythroid cells to fill bonemarrow...
& u cant keep things empty in your body...
to replace that erythroid cells adipocytes n lymphocytes come der....its not related to benzene only any cause of aplastic anaemia end up with this...
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oops sorry i thought there was something related to benzene
thanks alot
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hey thanks kushboo. great explanation.

so on another note, if this person fell n his bone cracked a bit, won't he be prone to fat emboli more than normal?
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