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We read with interest the review by Mensink et al1 on gastrointestinal ischaemia. The authors achieved a proper focus regarding the diagnostic tools and treatments of underestimated, complex and delayed diagnoses. As mentioned, the diagnosis of ischaemia is primarily invoked in cases concerning the acute onset of abdominal symptoms in patients with vascular risk factors.1 In that vein, we would like to report the first description of an acute ischaemic colitis that is associated with the JAK2V617F mutation, which is also known to induce arterial and deep venous thrombosis. Ischaemic colitis is caused by several predisposing conditions, such as embolism, thrombophilia or thrombogenic drug usage. The presence of an …
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