Osler-Vaquez disease


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Osler-Vaquez disease

 [ōs´ler vah-kāz´]
polycythemia vera.
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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.
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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.
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