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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The added context of the patient's high hematocrit was essential to interpret the head CT findings and make the final correct diagnosis of new erythrocytosis with artefactual vessel hyperdensity on imaging.
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These include erythrocytosis, the overproduction of red blood cells and vascular events from the consequently viscous, "sludgy" blood.
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Chronic exposure to CO shows a systemic compensatory process of response to hypoxia, which includes erythrocytosis, hypervolemia, and cardiomegaly.
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