TITLE

Successful outcome of pregnancy in a case of essential thrombocytosis treated with hydroxyurea

AUTHOR(S)
Oskuie, A. Eishi; Valizadeh, N.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Cancer;Apr-Jun2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p268
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 42-year-old pregnant woman with essential thrombocytosis in 2005 when she presented with spontaneous splenic rupture and thrombocytosis. The patient underwent a series of examinations, including splenomegaly, thrombocytosis, and bone marrow aspiration, which resulted to the diagnosis of essential thrombocytosis. The patient was then treated with hydroxyurea which resulted in a successful recovery.
ACCESSION #
63194504

 

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