Spontaneous erythroid colony formation in erythrocytosis.

  title={Spontaneous erythroid colony formation in erythrocytosis.},
  author={Seppo Edvin Partanen},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  volume={214 2},
Erythroid colony formation from the bone marrow and blood of 30 patients with erythrocytosis has been studied. Seventeen patients formed spontaneous erythroid colonies. They included patients with polycythaemia vera (PV) and 4 patients who did not quite fulfil the Polycythemia Vera Study Group criteria for PV, but had suggestive evidence of a myeloproliferative disorder. Thirteen patients did not form spontaneous colonies. They included patients with secondary polycythaemia, patients with… CONTINUE READING