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Information regarding prognostic determinants of outcome after splenectomy for adult immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and the management of postsplenectomy relapse is limited. Among 140 adult patients with ITP who had therapeutic splenectomy at our institution, 88% achieved either a complete (platelets >150×109/l) or a partial (platelets ≥50×109/l)(More)
In a retrospective cohort, 192 (48%) out of 397 patients with polycythaemia vera had a documented history of pruritus. At diagnosis, the presence of pruritus was significantly associated with a lower mean corpuscular volume and a higher leucocyte count. Among 66 patients with documentation of treatment for pruritus, 389 'patient visits' were reviewed,(More)
We report the case of a 57-year-old male who presented with recurrent sinus infections and frequent nasal irrigation. He was found at nasal endoscopy to have multiple outgrowths along his ethmoid and maxillary sinuses. Computed tomography (CT) showed multiple bony exostoses along these sinuses. We report the imaging findings of exostoses associated with(More)
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