Vaquez disease


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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.

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.

Vaquez,

Louis H., French physician, 1860-1936.
Vaquez disease - a chronic form of polycythemia characterized by bone marrow hyperplasia. Synonym(s): polycythemia vera

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.