erythremia


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pol·y·cy·the·mi·a ve·ra

[MIM*263300]
a chronic form of polycythemia of unknown cause; characterized by bone marrow hyperplasia, an increase in blood volume as well as in the number of red blood cells, redness or cyanosis of the skin, and splenomegaly.

erythremia

/er·y·thre·mia/ (er″ĭ-thre´me-ah) polycythemia vera.

erythremia

(ĕr′ə-thrē′mē-ə)

erythremia

[er′ithrē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, erythros + haima, blood
an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells. See polycythemia.

erythremia

(1) Polycythemia vera, see there.
(2) Erythroleukaemia, formerly di Guglielmo syndrome.

pol·y·cy·the·mi·a ve·ra

(pol'ē-sī-thē'mē-ă vēr'ă)
A chronic form of polycythemia of unknown cause; characterized by bone marrow hyperplasia, an increase in blood volume as well as in the number of red blood cells, redness or cyanosis of the skin, and splenomegaly.
Synonym(s): erythremia, Osler disease, Osler-Vaquez disease, polycythemia rubra, Vaquez disease.

pol·y·cy·the·mi·a ve·ra

(pol'ē-sī-thē'mē-ă vēr'ă) [MIM*263300]
Chronic form of polycythemia of unknown cause.
Synonym(s): polycythemia rubra.

erythremia (er´ithrē´mēə),

n (Osler's disease, polycythemia rubra, polycythemia vera, primary polycythemia, Vaquez' disease) a myeloproliferative disease characterized by a marked increase in the circulating red blood cell mass. Erythremia may represent a neoplastic growth of erythropoietic tissue. Neutrophilia, thrombocytopenia, and splenomegaly are common. Manifestations include plethora, vertigo, headache, and thrombosis.

erythremia