essential thrombocytopenia


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es·sen·tial throm·bo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

a primary form of thrombocytopenia, in contrast to secondary forms that are associated with metastatic neoplasms, tuberculosis, and leukemia involving the bone marrow, or with direct suppression of bone marrow by the use of chemical agents, or with other conditions.
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essential thrombocytopenia

A condition of young adults with thrombotic complications occurring in <12 of cases, associated with vasocclusive headaches, erythromelalgia Treatment Conservative, anegrelide if Sx
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es·sen·tial throm·bo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(ĕ-sen'shăl throm'bō-sī-tŏ-pē'nē-ă)
A primary form of this disorder (in contrast to secondary forms that are associated with metastatic neoplasms, tuberculosis, and leukemia involving the bone marrow, or with direct suppression of bone marrow by the use of chemical agents, or with other conditions).
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