essential thrombocytopenia

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the primary form of thrombocytopenia (rather than a shortage of platelets caused by other conditions such as tuberculosis or chemical suppression of bone marrow etc

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The V617F mutation of JAK2 is implicated in the pathogenesis of certain myeloproliferative diseases, including polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocytopenia (ET) and primary myelofibrosis (PMF).
Additionally, TargeGen is developing TG101348, a Jak2 inhibitor, for the treatment of myeloproliferative diseases including myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia, polycythemia vera and essential thrombocytopenia.
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