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a disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood

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Paraneoplastic erythrocytosis has been observed in 1% of RCC patients undergoing nephrectomy and is thought due to uncontrolled tumour EPO production.
Cases of secondary erythrocytosis who were negative for JAK2V617F and had raised serum erythropoietin levels were tested through different tests for determination of etiology.
Elevated Dihydrotestosterone is Associated with Testosterone Induced Erythrocytosis.
Chronic exposure to CO shows a systemic compensatory process of response to hypoxia, which includes erythrocytosis, hypervolemia, and cardiomegaly.
2010) LNK mutations in JAK2 mutation-negative erythrocytosis.
This secondary erythrocytosis may increase blood viscosity, and thereby reduce cerebral blood flow.
According to Dameshek, true polycythemia (polycythemia vera: PV) is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder of the total bone marrow without any evidence of invasiveness, in which erythrocytosis, leukocytosis, and thrombocytosis are all simultaneously present.
Our patient had raised hemoglobin, splenomegaly, no secondary erythrocytosis, and no elevated erythropoietin (16.
On the other hand, many patients with RCC present with or subsequently develop paraneoplastic syndromes including anemia, fever, hypercalcemia, erythrocytosis, thrombocytosis, and AA amyloidosis.
Transgenic mice overexpressing erythropoietin adapt to excessive erythrocytosis by regulating blood viscosity.
Palliative nephrectomy can be considered in patients with metastatic disease for alleviation of symptoms, such as pain, hemorrhage, malaise, hypercalcemia, erythrocytosis, or hypertension, but many clinicians believe most symptoms can be treated medically without surgical intervention.
Fourth paper is a case study on Cushing's disease cause of secondary erythrocytosis.
A mutation of the JAK2 gene gives rise to constitutive phosphorylation of tyrosine kinase, leading to erythrocytosis and a hypercoagulable state.