Essential Thrombocythemia in a 15-Year-Old Female: Presentation, Workup, and Treatment Considerations in the Pediatric Population
Crystal Flagg, MPAS, PA-C, and Brad Pierce, MPAS, PA-C
From Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio
Authors’ disclosures of conflicts of interest are found at the end of this article.
Correspondence to: Brad Pierce, MPAS, PA-C, Marietta College, 215 Fifth Street, Marietta, OH 45750. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
J Adv Pract Oncol 2021;12(4):423–429 |
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Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a diagnosis most often seen in adults but can also present in children in rare cases. This article reviews the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of ET in a 15-year-old female followed by a review of the literature regarding special considerations in the workup, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of ET in the pediatric population.
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