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Essential Thrombocythemia

Essential Thrombocythemia - Diagnosis

To make a diagnosis of essential thrombocythemia, patients will require blood tests including a full blood count and tests for the mutations (gene alterations) found with MPN. The gene alteration usually associated are Jak2 V617F, Calreticulin (CALR), and MPL. 

Patients may need a bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy, as well as additional tests to exclude other causes of elevated blood counts.

Essential Thrombocythemia - Preparing for surgery

Essential Thrombocythemia - Post-surgery care

Essential Thrombocythemia - Other Information

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