erythrocytosis


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erythrocytosis

[ə‚rith·rə‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
An increase in the number of circulating erythrocytes of more than two standard deviations above the mean normal, usually occurring secondary to hypoxia. Also known as erythremia; polycythemia.
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We report two cases of secondary erythrocytosis due to treatment of metastatic clear-cell RCC with pazopanib.
5IU/L while mean erythropoietin levels in secondary erythrocytosis cases was 14IU/L (normal value 2.
For erythrocytosis, the cutoff point for Hcto was established as >51% for men and >48% for women.
This can hardly be likely, for not only is PV a chronic disorder without any evidence of invasiveness, but it is a total marrow disorder in which erythrocytosis, leukocytosis, and thrombocytosis are all simultaneously present.
10 Alpha-Thalassemia trait is characterized by marked microcytosis and hypochromia of red cells in conjunction with mild anaemia and erythrocytosis.
Absolute erythrocytosis is the most outstanding feature.
Hepatocellular carcinoma associated with erythrocytosis and hypoglycemia in a yearling filly.
This prevents overactivation that may lead to excessive erythrocytosis (20).
JAK2 V617F mutation screening can also be used for other indications such as unusual thrombotic complications like abdominal vein thrombosis, unexplained erythrocytosis and thrombocytosis.
Athletes, for example, who use exogenous EPO to combat anemia, and, in turn, enhance their performance, are at risk for excessive erythrocytosis, which can lead to deep vein, coronary, and cerebral thromboses (Fisher, 2003).
Moreover, the statistical analysis of blood red examinations, red cells parameter, showed that in the five experimental groups, only the Group II showed a slight increase in the number of these cells, but this fact does not characterize an erythrocytosis condition.