Development of polycythaemia vera in a patient with myelofibrosis.


In March 1981, a 53-year-old man presented with itching and was diagnosed as having myelofibrosis. There was gradual enlargement of the spleen over the following 5 yr. His spleen had to be removed in February 1986 because of physical discomfort. 3 months post-splenectomy he became polycythaemic. Bone marrow examination was consistent with severe… (More)


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@article{Dokal1989DevelopmentOP, title={Development of polycythaemia vera in a patient with myelofibrosis.}, author={Inderjeet S Dokal and Antonio Pagliuca and M Deenmamode and G J Mufti and Stanley Lewis}, journal={European journal of haematology}, year={1989}, volume={42 1}, pages={96-8} }