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What is essential thrombocytosis?

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In people with essential thrombocytosis (primary thrombocythemia), the body produces too many platelets, due to an unknown cause; these platelets do not work properly, resulting in excessive clotting, bleeding, or both.

From: Types of Blood Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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Hoffman, R. , 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2009. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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