Multiple arterial and venous thromboemboli in a man with chronic myelogenous leukemia and occult metastatic breast carcinoma: The significance of thrombocythemia

Harvey G. Klein, Craig Kessler, Kenneth C. Anderson, Karl F. Loomis

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We report a patient with Klinefelter's syndrome who had breast carcinoma, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and striking platelet elevation. Despite intensive therapy directed at lowering the platelet count, this patient suffered multiple sequential arterial and venous thromboernboli.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)745-747
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume75
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Thrombocytosis
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
Breast Neoplasms
Klinefelter Syndrome
Platelet Count
Blood Platelets
Therapeutics

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Multiple arterial and venous thromboemboli in a man with chronic myelogenous leukemia and occult metastatic breast carcinoma : The significance of thrombocythemia. / Klein, Harvey G.; Kessler, Craig; Anderson, Kenneth C.; Loomis, Karl F.

In: Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 75, No. 6, 1982, p. 745-747.

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