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J La State Med Soc. 2003 Nov-Dec;155(6):306-13.

Essential thrombocytosis: diagnostic and treatment dilemmas.

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Department of Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA.


Essential thrombocytosis is one of the chronic myeloproliferative disorders that includes polycythemia vera, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and agnogenic myeloid metaplasia. Despite established diagnostic criteria and greater than a quarter century of study, there are still several diagnostic and management dilemmas that plague researchers and clinicians alike. We present a case of essential thrombocytosis in a patient with multiple sequelae.

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