Epidemiology

Epidemiological studies in the US have suggested an incidence rate of 2 to 3 new cases/100,000 population per year.[6] Because life expectancy appears to be normal in most cases, the prevalence of essential thrombocytosis is several-fold higher than the incidence. 

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