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What is Thrombocythemia?

What is Thrombocythemia?

  • Thrombocythemia: A haematological disorder in which there is excessive proliferation of platelet precursor cells, resulting in increased numbers of platelets in the blood.
  • Thrombocythemia: Increased numbers of platelets in the peripheral blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database

Thrombocythemia: Introduction

Types of Thrombocythemia:

Broader types of Thrombocythemia:

How serious is Thrombocythemia?

Complications of Thrombocythemia: see complications of Thrombocythemia

What causes Thrombocythemia?

Causes of Thrombocythemia: see causes of Thrombocythemia

What are the symptoms of Thrombocythemia?

Symptoms of Thrombocythemia: see symptoms of Thrombocythemia

Complications of Thrombocythemia: see complications of Thrombocythemia

Can anyone else get Thrombocythemia?

More information: see contagiousness of Thrombocythemia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Thrombocythemia

Thrombocythemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thrombocythemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thrombocythemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thrombocythemia: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thrombocythemia.
Treatments for Thrombocythemia: see treatments for Thrombocythemia

Name and Aliases of Thrombocythemia

Main name of condition: Thrombocythemia

Other names or spellings for Thrombocythemia:

primary thrombocythemia, essential thrombocythemia, idiopathic thrombocythemia, primary thrombophilia, thrombocytosis

Thrombocytosis, Platelet count raised Source - Diseases Database

Thrombocythemia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thrombocythemia:


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