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Other Names for Polycythemia Vera

  • Cryptogenic (KRIP-to-JEN-ik) polycythemia
  • Erythremia (ER-ih-THRE-me-ah)
  • Erythrocytosis (eh-RITH-ro-si-TO-sis) megalosplenica (MEG-ah-lo-SPLE-ne-kah)
  • Myelopathic (MY-e-lo-PATH-ik) polycythemia
  • Myeloproliferative (MY-e-lo-pro-LIF-er-ah-tiv) disorder
  • Osler disease
  • Polycythemia rubra vera
  • Polycythemia with chronic cyanosis (SI-ah-NO-sis)
  • Primary polycythemia
  • Splenomegalic (SPLE-no-me-GA-lic) polycythemia
  • Vaquez disease
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Polycythemia Vera Clinical Trials

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