Myeloproliferative neoplasm physical examination
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Patients with myeloproliferative neoplasm are usually well-appearing. Physical examination of patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia is usually remarkable for skin bruising, fever, splenomegaly, and lymphadenopathy.
Appearance of the Patient
- Patients are usually well-appearing at an early time point in the disease and ill-appearing at a later time point in the disease.
- Decreased vision acuity
- Mucosal pallor
- Vesicular breath sounds
- Axillary lymphadenopathy (usually painless)
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