thrombocythaemia


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thrombocythaemia, thrombocythemia

thrombocythaemia

An abnormally high number of blood PLATELETS and megakaryocytes. There is an abnormal tendency to THROMBOSIS, but also to bleeding. The platelet number can be reduced by chemotherapy or radioactive phosphorus.
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This bleeding disorder was then evaluated thoroughly and diagnosed as Essential Thrombocythaemia after excluding other causes of Myeloproliferative disorders like PV, CML, Myelofibrosis.
Results: Out of the 93 myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) patients, 33(35%) had polycythaemia vera, 36(39%) had essential thrombocythaemia and 24(26%) had idiopathic myelofibrosis.
Epidemiology of the myeloproliferative disorders: essential thrombocythaemia, polycythaemia vera and idiopathic myelofibrosis.
AGRYLIN is a treatment for essential thrombocythaemia (ET), a chronic disorder of bone marrow, which is associated with the increased production of blood platelets.
QA DISTANT relative has been diagnosed with a condition called essential thrombocythaemia and has a platelet count of 1000.
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Histomorphometry of bone marrow biopsies in chronic myeloproliferative disorders with associated thrombocytosis-features of significance for the diagnosis of primary (essential) thrombocythaemia.
Fischer T, Kirkpatrick The Incidence of Myelofibrosis in Essential Thrombocythaemia, Polycythaemia vera and Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis: A Retrospective Evaluation of Sequential Bone Marrow Biopsies.