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Related to polycythemia: polycythemia vera, secondary polycythemia
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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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Chuvash polycythemia is a rare, inherited disorder that is endemic to the Chuvash Republic of Russia, though it does occur in other parts of the world.
A neonate with subcutaneous fat necrosis after passive cooling: does polycythemia have an effect?
Treatment with pazopanib and other VEGFR TKIs can induce secondary polycythemia.
Hence, the aim of the current study was to demonstrate whether curcumin treatment could attenuate the effect of recombinant human EPO on erythropoiesis in EPO-induced polycythemia, and if so, whether this effect is mediated by changing iron and hepcidin concentrations in rats.
Activating mutation in the tyrosine kinase JAK2 in polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, and myeloid metaplasia with myelofibrosis.
1849G>T) somatic point mutation is present in almost all patients with polycythemia vera and in a large proportion (40%-50%) of patients with essential thrombocythemia or primary myelofibrosis.
from CHOP, along with Rivella and colleagues, investigated in the current study how minihepcidins affected beta-thalassemia and polycythemia vera (PV) in mice separately engineered to model each human disease.
If individuals do not descend, most of the times it will make the body more vulnerable to develop thrombo-embolic phenomena, pulmonary hypertension, right heart failure, dilated cardiomyopathy, cardiac arrhythmias, polycythemia, progressive weight loss, psychological disturbances and anasarca.
Based on these findings, the possibility of polycythemia was suggested.
The highest-quality mortality data for kidney transplant patients come from a 2013 study of 365 patients; the investigators found that those with polycythemia were 2.
When we look at the renal literature, we see that 10%-20% of kidney transplant patients develop polycythemia --an increase of both red and white cells, with hematocrit values of more than 51% or 52%.
Greater than 20% of blood shunting from right to left or a fall of more than 5 mg/dl of hemoglobin, may lead to obvious cyanosis, clubbing, and polycythemia.
Pectoral muscle atrophy with a moderate polycythemia was present.
As model genes, the researchers used JAK2, a gene that when mutated causes a bone marrow disorder known as polycythemia vera; SERPINA1, a gene that when mutated causes alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency, an inherited disorder that may cause lung and liver disease; and AAVS1, a gene that's been recently discovered to be a "safe harbor" in the human genome for inserting foreign genes.