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Case Report Polycythemia vera combined with coagulation disorder: A case report.
Jae Hee Ahn, Du Ha Lee, Hyo Jin Chun, Myung Soo Hyun, Hyun Woo Lee, Chung Sook Kim
Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science 1989;6(2):247-255
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1989.6.2.247
Published online: December 31, 1989
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We report a case of polycythemia vera combined with coagulation disorder. The patient was 54 years old man who complained of continuous bleeding after incision of skin abscess 20days ago. Laboratory tests were revealed prolonged aPTT and slightly prolonged PT. Coagulation factor, I, VIII, IX, XI and fibrinogen decreased, however FDP did not increased. It appears that patient with polycythemia vera have chronic activation of coagulation system, probably initiated by activation of factor XII. Platelet aggregation test to ADP, collagen, epinephrine was also revealed poor response.


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