volume 10, issue 1, P63-75 2017
DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201708168
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Abstract: AbstractCongenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia (CAMT) is an inherited disorder characterized at birth by thrombocytopenia with reduced megakaryocytes, which evolves into generalized bone marrow aplasia during childhood. Although CAMT is genetically heterogeneous, mutations of MPL, the gene encoding for the receptor of thrombopoietin (THPO), are the only known disease‐causing alterations. We identified a family with three children affected with CAMT caused by a homozygous mutation (p.R119C) of the THPO gen…

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