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A 40-year-old female asked:

Unexplained high platelets (572), wbc (17.2), leukocytes, neutrophils, low hemaglobin. bone marrow, jak2 and lupus test negative, ana positive. help?!

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Reactive/ autoimmune: Discuss further with your hematologist. Certain conditions like iron deficiency , infection /inflammation vs autoimmune vs. Other solid tumor need to be ruled out. Need to check iron level, bcr/abl, imaging study like ct scan chest /abd/ pelvis will be needed. If you smoke - will suggest you to quit smoking., need to do work - up to find the anemia as well. If iron is low - GI w/u is needed.
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