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What does myeloproliferative disorder with essential thrombocythemia mean?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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In brief: Too many platelets

The myeloproliferative neoplasms (mpns) involve terminal myeloid cell expansion in the peripheral blood, resulting in various combinations of erythrocytosis (rbc's), leukocytosis (wbc's), thrombocytosis (platelets), bone marrow hypercellularity/fibrosis, and splenomegaly (enlarged spleen).
Essential thrombocythemia is a diagnosis of exclusion, made when other forms of mpn are ruled out.

In brief: Too many platelets

The myeloproliferative neoplasms (mpns) involve terminal myeloid cell expansion in the peripheral blood, resulting in various combinations of erythrocytosis (rbc's), leukocytosis (wbc's), thrombocytosis (platelets), bone marrow hypercellularity/fibrosis, and splenomegaly (enlarged spleen).
Essential thrombocythemia is a diagnosis of exclusion, made when other forms of mpn are ruled out.
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