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Splenectomy in myelosclerosis

  • M. G. Nelson
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Summary

A case of primary myelosclerosis is described which showed a rise in the hæmoglobin level after splenectomy. This improvement was maintained until the patient died three years later of intestinal hæmorrhage from a gastric ulcer.

The effects of splenectomy on the peripheral blood, bones and other organs are described and the indications for splenectomy in myelosclerosis discussed.

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