Polycythaemia Vera with Abdominal Pain - An Unusual Association

Authors

  • Binoy Krishna Tarafder 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon
  • Mohammad Ashik Imran Khan 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon
  • Mrinmay Kumar Poddar 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon
  • Estakur Rahman 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon
  • Md Amiruzzaman Sir Salimullah Medical College & Mitford Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md Titu Miah Dhaka Medical College Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v13i2.12774

Keywords:

Polycythaemia, vera, Abdominal pain, Peptic ulcer, Bangladesh

Abstract

Polycythaemia vera is difficult disease to diagnose when it has an atypical presentation. Here we present a case where a middle aged man who presented to us with abdominal pain and recurrent peptic ulceration and was later diagnosed as a case of polycythaemia vera. To best of our knowledge this is the first report of such association from Bangladesh.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jom.v13i2.12774

J Medicine 2012; 13 : 252-255

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Author Biographies

Binoy Krishna Tarafder, 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon

Junior Consultant ,Medicine

Mohammad Ashik Imran Khan, 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon

Medical Officer, Medicine

Mrinmay Kumar Poddar, 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon

Medical Officer, Medicine

Estakur Rahman, 250 Bed Hospital, Sadar, Gopalgon

Medical Officer, Medicine

Md Amiruzzaman, Sir Salimullah Medical College & Mitford Hospital, Dhaka

Resident Physician, Medicine

Md Titu Miah, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Associate Professor, Medicine

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Published

2012-11-26

How to Cite

Tarafder, B. K., Khan, M. A. I., Poddar, M. K., Rahman, E., Amiruzzaman, M., & Miah, M. T. (2012). Polycythaemia Vera with Abdominal Pain - An Unusual Association. Journal of Medicine, 13(2), 252–255. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v13i2.12774

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Case Reports