The Etiology and Diagnosis of Primary Myelofibrosis: Case Study
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Medicine and Health,
Primary myelofibrosis is a myeloproliferative neoplasm. It is the rarest among the group of myeloproliferative neoplasms and the incidence is 0.1-1 per 1,00,000 per year. This is characterised by the replacement of normal marrow by fibrous tissue. Patients may present with hepatosplenomegaly due to extramedullary erythropoiesis. A high index of suspicion is needed to diagnose the same. This study describes a case that was diagnosed to have myelofibrosis when he presented with splenomegaly as a main symptom.
- Primary Myelofibrosis
- extramedullary erythropoiesis
- myeloproliferative disorder
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