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.
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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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Vaquez,

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