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A case of essential thrombocythemia presenting with aortic thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21318983     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by thrombo-hemorrhagic complications. But aortic thrombus formation is not so common in the patients with ET at the initial diagnosis. We describe a 65-year-old woman with ET found to have a thoraco-abdominal aortic thrombosis and have splenic infarction, which were successfully treated with medical therapy alone. To our knowledge, only two cases were published with presenting large aortic thrombosis at the onset.
Authors:
Masayuki Oki; Makiko Moriuchi; Hiroshi Kawada; Yoshiaki Ogawa; Kiyoshi Ando
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Tokai journal of experimental and clinical medicine     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0385-0005     ISO Abbreviation:  Tokai J. Exp. Clin. Med.     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704186     Medline TA:  Tokai J Exp Clin Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1193 Japan. okidoki@is.icc.u-tokai.ac.jp.
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