KENNETH L. BERGSMAN, M.D.; ELLIS J. VAN SLYCK, M.D.
A 50-year-old patient demonstrated an acute atypical variant of myelofibrosis characterized by diffuse marrow fibrosis, peripheral myeloblastosis, normal erythrocyte morphology, lack of massive splenomegaly, and a rapidly fatal course. Although this variant is rare in comparison with other myeloproliferative disorders, it deserves recognition. We favor the designation "acute myelofibrosis" for this entity.
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BERGSMAN KL, VAN SLYCK EJ. Acute Myelofibrosis: An Accelerated Variant of Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia. Ann Intern Med. 1971;74:232–235. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-2-232
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