myeloproliferative syndrome


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myeloproliferative syndrome

n.
Any of a group of conditions resulting from a disorder in the rate of formation of cells of the bone marrow and including chronic granulocytic leukemia, erythremia, myelofibrosis, panmyelosis, and erythroleukemia.
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using RAR[[gamma].sup.-/-] mice and Rb-null mice show that in addition to the intrinsic defects of hematopoietic cells, defective microenvironment played an important role in the initiation and progression of myeloproliferative syndromes [10, 11].
But in two patients, the postoperative internal examination revealed underlying risk factors: in patient number 5, an early-stage myeloproliferative syndrome which can cause blood hyperviscosity and serve as a trigger or be the main reason for the observed postoperative central retinal vein occlusion and in patient number 2, a severe bilateral stenosis of the inner carotid artery which explains the central retinal artery occlusion after macular hole surgery.
The predisposing factors for portal vein thrombosis are hepatic diseases, abdominal inflammation, hypercoagulability, abdominal interventions, malignancies and myeloproliferative syndrome. (6) However, the cause is not known in nearly half of patients, as in our case.
The 8p11 myeloproliferative syndrome is one of these rare disorders in which patients usually present with concomitant or sequential development of a myeloid and lymphoid malignancy.2