Summary and Review of the Abstracts on Philadelphia-Negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Presented at Haematocon 2017

  • Tathagata Chatterjee
  • Ankur Ahuja
Short Communication


There are lot of grey zones in Philadelphia negative chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms (CMPNs) and that’s the reason they are in hit list of researchers. Having a spectrum of disorders their diagnosis is very important and especially to differentiate from each other since they overlap with each other in many ways. Diagnosis doesn’t start from lab but with clinical phenotype. Clinical phenotype not only able to provide us the diagnosis but also helps in management of the disease per se. When diagnosis comes, the old timer but an evergreen morphology plays an important role which along with the newer generation tool “molecular” helps in differentiating these disorders. Lot of studies have already come up from the world. Indian data has also started coming up. When we say about the Indian data nothing holds more important role than Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, ISHBT. This small review will cover all papers with BCR-ABL negative CMPNs which were presented at the annual national conference of the ISHBT (Haematocon 2017) which was conducted at Guwahati. These abstract papers from various reputed institutes and centres will provide a short academic journey towards ongoing research activities at these places and will able to guide us regarding Philadelphia negative CMPNs and also stimulate our brain for some left or conflicted areas.


Chronic myeloproliferative neoplasm Philadelphia negative Thrombophilia in CMPN Megakaryocyte morphology in CMPN JAK 2 mutation in CMPN 


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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Army Hospital (Research and Referral)New DelhiIndia

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