Congenital Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia—Report of a Newc-mplGene Missense Mutation

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A 44-month old girl with congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia, already with pancytopenia, underwent an unrelated allogeneic cord blood transplantation with recovery of normal blood cell counts. The patient was a compound heterozygote for twoc-mplmissense mutations inherited from both parents, one of them, a G578A exon 4 mutation leading to a cysteine to tyrosine replacement of codon 193, previously unreported.

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