Surprising erythrocytosis resolution after myomectomy: myomatous erythrocytosis syndrome
  • Pauline Couillandre
    Unité de Néonatologie-Réanimation Néonatale, Hôpital Yves Le Foll, St Brieuc, France
  • Philippe Lewalle
    Hematology Department, Jules Bordet Institute, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
  • Samantha Fleur Benghiat
    Hematology Department, Jules Bordet Institute, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
  • Adriano Salaroli
    Hematology Department, Institut Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Keywords

Erythrocytosis, polyglobulia, leiomyoma, myomatous erythrocytosis syndrome, MES

Abstract

Myomatous erythrocytosis syndrome (MES) is a rare gynaecological condition associated with the presence of a uterine fibroid and isolated polycythaemia. The main characteristic of MES is that haemoglobin returns to a normal level after removal of the myoma. MES is poorly known and still not fully understood. This case report describes the history of a patient with MES with surprising erythrocytosis resolution after myomectomy.

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    Published: 2023-03-18
    Issue: 2023: Vol 10 No 3 (view)


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    Couillandre P, Lewalle P, Benghiat SF, Salaroli A. Surprising erythrocytosis resolution after myomectomy: myomatous erythrocytosis syndrome. EJCRIM 2023;10 doi:10.12890/2023_003722.

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