Table 1: Summary of diffuse reconversion of spinal bone marrow.

Age (yr) /Gender RBC Count (normal range) Hemoglobin (normal range) Assessed Spines Red Marrow Area at MRI Follow up (interval) Cancer History Smoking
#1 66M 331(400-500) 12.5(12.8-17.6) C, T, L no change (18m) stomach 20/day
#2 83M 341(315-470) 12.8 (9.9-14.9) C, T, L no change (11m) - 20-30/day
#3 47F 313(359-480) 11.4 (10.7-14.5) C, T, L - - 20/day
#4 70M 352(400-500) 12.4(12.8-17.6) L no change (18m) stomach 20-80/day
#5 86M 413(315-470) 10.9(9.9-14.9) C, T, L no change (8m) bladder 40/day
#6 82F 305(380-480) 10.4(11-15) L slightly decrease (8y) - -
#7 66M 256(334-529) 10.7(11.3-16.3) L disappear* (12m) bladder 40/day

C: cervical spine, F: female, Hg: hemoglobin, L: lumbar spine, MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, M: Male, m: month, RBC: Red Blood Cell, T: Thoracic spine, y: year disappear*: after radiation

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