thrombocytosis


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Noun1.thrombocytosis - increase in the number of platelets in the blood which tends to cause clots to form; associated with many neoplasms and chronic infections and other diseases
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Thrombocytose

throm·bo·cy·to·sis

, thrombocythemia
n. trombocitosis, aumento excesivo de plaquetas en la sangre.
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thrombocytosis

n trombocitosis f; essential — trombocitosis esencial
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It starts out as intermittent fevers that graduate to thrombocytosis when untreated, sometimes leading to death.It affects millions of children and adults worldwide.
Laboratory tests showed hypochromic microcytic anemia; mild thrombocytosis; C-reactive protein level of 95 mg/L; erythrocyte sedimentation rate of 51 mm/h; PSA level of 0 ng/ml; negative results for rheumatoid factor (RF), anticitrullinated cyclic peptide antibody, and antinuclear antibody; and tumor markers levels (carcinoembryonic antigen, CA 19-9, a-fetoprotein, and |32-microglobulin) within normal ranges.
(2,15,16,18,22-26) Some patients may have mild leukocytosis, thrombocytosis, elevated sedimentation rate, and elevated C-reactive protein levels.
Clonal SA is related to various MDS subcategories including refractory anemia with ring sideroblasts (RARS), refractory cytopenias with multilineage dysplasia with ring sideroblasts (RCMD-RS) and refractory anemia with ring sideroblasts and thrombocytosis (RARS-T).
Eosinophilia, monocytosis, mild anemia and thrombocytosis may also appear in this disease.
Anemia, hemoglobinemia, thrombocytosis and elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) values are thought to be adverse prognostic factors in various malignancies (2).
The blood results showed a white cell count of 16.07, a haemoglobin of 7,7 g/dl, and a thrombocytosis of 550.
Blood analysis showed leukocytosis (26.61 x [10.sup.9] cells/L [reference range 3.30-8.60 x [10.sup.9] cells/L]), thrombocytosis (626 x [10.sup.9]/L [reference range 158-348 x [10.sup.9]/L]), anemia (hemoglobin, 9.6 g/dL [reference range 13.7-6.8 g/dL]), and elevated C-reactive protein (87.9 mg/L [reference range 0.00-1.40 mg/L]).
Essential thrombocytosis (ET) has rarely been reported with autoimmune rheumatic disorders.