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Myelofibrosis presenting as chronic cholecystitis.
  1. P M Geddy,
  2. K R Wedgwood
  1. Department of Histopathology, Castle Hill Hospital, North Humberside.


    A 61 year old man presented with abdominal pain typical of chronic cholecystitis of one month's duration. Pallor was noted on examination and investigation uncovered myelofibrosis and a small gallstone. Cholecystectomy relieved the pain and pathological examination of the gall bladder showed widespread myeloid metaplasia. This is the first reported case of myelofibrosis presenting as chronic cholecystitis.

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