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Identifier walsh_2009_s4_c3
Title It AIONT AION
Creator Norah S. Lincoff MD, University at Buffalo
Subject Essential Thrombocythemia; Scotoma; Ischemic Optic Neuropathy; Janus Kinase 2; Myeloproliferative Disorders; Point Mutation; Thrombopoietin Receptors
Presenting Symptom Visual scintillations; Scotoma
History A 62-year old female with a 1-week history of spots moving in front of both eyes as well as haziness and an aura in front of the right eye.
Clinical VA: 20/20 OU; Mild enlargement of blind spots bilaterally; Inferior altitudinal defect OS
Neuroimaging MRI
Pathology Escalated platelet count; Myeloproliferative disease
Disease/Diagnosis Essential thrombocythemia associated with JAK-2 positive mutation
Treatment Platelet aggregation inhibitors; Antisickling agents
References 1. Harrison CN, Campbell PJ, Buck G, et al. Hydroxyurea compared with anagrelide in high- risk essential thrombocythemia. N Engl J Med;353(1):33-45,2005 2. Kralovics R, Passamonti F, Buser AS, et al. A gain-of -function mutation of JAK2 in myeloproliferative disorders. N Engl J Med:352(1 7):1 779-90, 2005. 3. Murphy S. Thrombocytosis and thrombocythemia. Clin Haematol 12:89-106, 1983.
Relation is Part of Session 4, Case 3, Walsh Session, NANOS 2009
Contributor Primary Lincoff, Norah Sydney
Contributor Secondary Paczos, Tamera; Balos, Lucia; Murphy, Marianne
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Source 41st Annual Frank Walsh Society Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2002. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6zw1pq7
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2010-02-12
Date Modified 2013-01-15
ID 178740
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1pq7
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