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Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

Children with

Essential thrombocythaemia (ET) is a rare blood disorder that causes your body to produce too many platelets. Platelets are blood cells that help your blood clot and stop bleeding. Too many platelets can increase your risk of blood clots in your arteries or veins, leading to severe complications such as stroke, heart attack, or pulmonary embolism.

Children with ET can grow and develop normally, they should be able to carry out their normal activities, always following the advice of the MPN specialist doctor.

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