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Haematological parameters of polycythemia vera and secondary erythrocytosis are compared.
Cardiovascular events and intensity of treatment in polycythemia vera.
Polycythemia vera (PV) is a blood disorder in which the patient's bone marrow makes an excess of red blood cells.
The classical BCR -ABL negative MPNs include polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET) and idiopathic myelofibrosis (IMF)2,3.
In 1940, Dameshek and Henstell (1) described 20 cases of polycythemia vera (PV) and recognized certain symptoms, signs, and laboratory tests that, when pieced together, spelled out the diagnosis of "primary" or "true" polycythemia.
In our case, it is noteworthy that there was a previous diagnosis of polycythemia vera, which has not previously been reported with NDDH, but only described in association with the classic form of Sweet's syndrome (4).
Generalized pathologic conditions associated with spontaneous bleeding have included segmental arterial mediolysis (segmental mediolytic arteritis), systemic lupus erythematosus, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV (9), fibromuscular dysplasia (9), hypertension, polycythemia vera, and Wegener's granulomatosis (6).
Primary polycythemia relates to defects in erythroid progenitor cells (EPCs), with polycythemia vera being the most common form (7), (8).
Polycythemia vera (PV) is a myeloproliferative disease characterized by increased production of RBC of the bone marrow.
A two day workshop on the use of PCR technology for early diagnosis, monitoring and management of Beta Thalassemia and Mutations in JAK2 that have been implicated in polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, myelofibrosis as well as other myeloproliferative disorders was conducted by joint effort of Departments of Biochemistry, Hematology and Molecular Pathology on 20th and 21st Feb.
essential thrombocythemia, myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia, polycythemia vera, chronic myelocytic leukemia [rare]) (1) The incidence of ET is estimated to range from 1-4 cases per 10 million people younger than 20 years.