oa South African Medical Journal - Splenectomy and myelofibrosis
|Article Title||Splenectomy and myelofibrosis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Leukaemia Centre, University of Cape Town and the Leukaemia Service, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Mar 1976|
|Pages||550 - 551|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Diagnosis, Myelofibrosis, Presentation, Splenectomy and Surgery|
Two patients are reported in whom splenectomy during the course of myelofibrosis was followed by rapid deterioration in the function of a previously involved liver, and was characterised by refractory ascites, increasing jaundice, and death.
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