A special form of Banti's disease characterised by splenomegaly with subthrombocytosis and gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Onset between the ages of 20 and 40 years, usually in the form of hematemesis and melena, followed by leukopenia, hypochromic anemia, and thrombocytosis.
We thank Zoran Bojanic, Serbia, for information.
See also Banti's disease, or nonfamilial splenic anaemia, under Guido Banti, Italian physician and pathologist, 1852-1925.
- A. F. Korovnikov:
Splenopatia s subtrombocitozom i gastroenteroragiami.
Klinicheskaia meditsina, Moscow, Moskva, 1936, 14 (5): 714-721.
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