author={Jan Jacques Michiels and Zwi N Berneman and Wilfried A. Schroyens and Huub H.D.M. van Vliet},
  pages={67 - 84}
Essential thrombocythaemia (ET) is associated with a broad spectrum of microvascular circulation disturbances including erythromelalgia and its ischaemic complications, episodic neurological symptoms of atypical and typical transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs), transient ocular ischaemic attacks, acute coronary syndromes, and superficial 'thrombophlebitis'. The microvascular circulation disturbances are caused by spontaneous activation and aggregation of hypersensitive thrombocythaemic platelets… 

Essential Thrombocythemia Complicated by Occlusive Thrombosis of the Abdominal Aorta

This is the first report of aortic thrombosis occurring in an ET patient with normal platelet count on antiplatelet and cytoreductive therapies, and medical management with tripleAntiplatelet therapy may be effective in selected patients.

Acute Myocardial Infarction Followed by Cerebral Hemorrhagic Infarction in Polycythemia Vera: Case Report and Literature Review

If PV was diagnosed as early as possible, thrombotic and hemorrhagic complications could be prevented in the early stages, and acute myocardial infarction occurs in patients with no significant risk factors for cardiovascular disease should be paid close attention to.

Ocular Manifestations in Patients with Philadelphia-Negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

It is found that ocular manifestations are common among patients with MPNs and the most frequently described manifestations are due to the consequences of haematological abnormalities causing microvascular disturbances and hyperviscosity.

Recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with polycythaemia vera

To present the Central European Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Organisation (CEMPO) treatment recommendations for polycythaemia vera (PV).


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