erythrocytosis


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Related to erythrocytosis: polycythemia vera

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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Parameter Polycythemia vera Anoxemic or secondary polycythemia Fundamental Hyperplastic Anoxemia situation panmyelopathy Etiology Unknown Anoxemia (altitude, cardiac, pulmonary) Bone marrow Excessive Excessive erythropoiesis erythroleuko- thrombocytopoiesis Clinical Plethoric Cyanosis, chronic appearance, pulmonary disease, splenomegaly congenital cardiac disease Blood Pancytosis, No pancytosis erythrocytosis, leukocytosis Blood volume High High Red cell High High volume Plasma Normal or Low volume increased Arterial oxygen Normal Diminished saturation
38) Prior chemotherapy or erythropoietin therapy also can induce erythrocytosis and be associated with dyserythropoiesis in the bone marrow.
Erythrocytosis associated with hemoglobin Rainier: oxygen equilibria and marrow regulation.
Dose-response and time-response study of erythrocytosis in rats after intrarenal injection of nickel subsulfide.
They described abnormal production of erythropoietin by large uterine fibroids, leading to erythrocytosis.
Erythrocytosis is defined as a packed red blood cell volume exceeding 125% of the age-predicted mass.
There are three ways of therapy: emergent therapy, iron replacement therapy and erythrocytosis stimulant agent (ESA).
Higher levels of testosterone therapy could cause lowering of the voice, clitoral enlargement, excess body hair, edema, erythrocytosis, and liver dysfunction.
6) Patients with the JAK2 exon 12 mutation display only erythrocytosis while those with JAK2 V617F also have leukocytosis and thrombocytosis.
At presentation the patient was considered to have severe erythrocytosis and was therefore initially referred to a haematologist, which appears to be a frequent sequence of presentation for patients with SCLS.
Measurement of the hemoglobin concentration is important as an initial step in the detection of anemia (diminished hemoglobin concentration) or erythrocytosis (increased red blood cell count and hemoglobin concentration).