Andrew Schafer, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

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Essential thrombocythemia

Essential thrombocythemia What every physician needs to know: Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a disease of the bone marrow hematopoietic stem cell. It is classified as one of the “myeloproliferative neoplasms” (formerly termed “myeloproliferative disorders”). Related myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), from which ET is sometimes difficult to differentiate, include the following: Polycythemia vera (PV) Myeloid metaplasia and…

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