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Polycythemia vera

Polycythemia vera: Introduction

Polycythemia vera: A condition which is characterized by myeloproliferation of unknown etiology. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Polycythemia vera is available below.

Symptoms of Polycythemia vera

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Polycythemia vera: Complications

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Causes of Polycythemia vera

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Disease Topics Related To Polycythemia vera

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Less Common Symptoms of Polycythemia vera

Misdiagnosis and Polycythemia vera

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Polycythemia vera

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Clinical Trials for Polycythemia vera

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Polycythemia vera: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Polycythemia vera:

Polycythemia vera is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Polycythemia vera, or a subtype of Polycythemia vera, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Polycythemia vera as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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