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What is Polycythemia rubra?

What is Polycythemia rubra?

  • Polycythemia rubra: An uncommon chronic blood disease involving an increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The production of platelets and white blood cells may also be increased.

Polycythemia rubra: Introduction

Types of Polycythemia rubra:

Broader types of Polycythemia rubra:

Who gets Polycythemia rubra?

Gender Ratio for Polycythemia rubra: male predominance

How serious is Polycythemia rubra?

Complications of Polycythemia rubra: see complications of Polycythemia rubra

What causes Polycythemia rubra?

Causes of Polycythemia rubra: see causes of Polycythemia rubra

What are the symptoms of Polycythemia rubra?

Symptoms of Polycythemia rubra: see symptoms of Polycythemia rubra

Complications of Polycythemia rubra: see complications of Polycythemia rubra

Onset of Polycythemia rubra: Usually in middle-age in males but sometimes in childhood.

Polycythemia rubra: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Polycythemia rubra.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Polycythemia rubra.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Polycythemia rubra: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Polycythemia rubra.
Treatments for Polycythemia rubra: see treatments for Polycythemia rubra

Name of Polycythemia rubra

Main name of condition: Polycythemia rubra


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