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Disease Polycythemia Vera

Name Polycythemia Vera
Synonyms Disease, Osler-Vaquez | Erythremia | Erythremias | Osler Vaquez Disease | Osler-Vaquez Disease | Polycythemia Ruba Vera | Polycythemia Rubra Vera | Polycythemia Rubra Veras | Primary Polycythemia | PRV | PV | Vera, Polycythemia Rubra | Veras, Polycythemia Rubra
Definition A myeloproliferative disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by abnormal proliferation of all hematopoietic bone marrow elements and an absolute increase in red cell mass and total blood volume, associated frequently with splenomegaly, leukocytosis, and thrombocythemia. Hematopoiesis is also reactive in extramedullary sites (liver and spleen). In time myelofibrosis occurs.
Categories Blood disease
MeSH® ID D011087
OMIM® ID 263300
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DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Marrow Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Myeloproliferative Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Polycythemia Vera Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Polycythemia Vera Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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