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Criteria for Hematologic Response to Splenectomy in a Patient with Suspected Sequestration

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Description:

Splenectomy may be considered in diseases where sequestration is believed to be a significant contributor to one or more cytopenias. Criteria to evaluate the change in hematologic parameters can help determine how effective the procedure was.

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