Main Article Content
Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a clonal bone marrow disease, characterized by increased production of platelets along with other clinical and bone marrow findings. Most patients with ET will have a somatic mutation in one of the known gene locations of JAK2, CALR , or MPL that can upregulate the JAK-STAT pathway. MPL mutation is present in 5% of cases with the most common mutations being W515L and W515K. In this report we describe 2 cases of patients with clinical and laboratory picture of ET. One patient carried MPLY252H mutation which is previously unreported in the adult population but has been shown to be a gain-of-function mutation. The other patient carried MPL F126fs mutation which is not known to be of clinical importance and has not been previously reported.
PlumX Metrics provide insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output (articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and many more) in the online environment. Examples include, when research is mentioned in the news or is tweeted about. Collectively known as PlumX Metrics, these metrics are divided into five categories to help make sense of the huge amounts of data involved and to enable analysis by comparing like with like.