Chuvash erythrocytosis

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Chuvash erythrocytosis

Synonyms: Chuvash polycythemia | Von Hippel-Lindau-dependent polycythemia

Chuvash erythrocytosis is a rare genetic congenital secondary polycythemia disorder characterized by increased hemoglobin hematocrit and erythropoietin serum levels and normal oxygen affinity which usually manifests with headache dizziness dyspnea and/or plethora. Patients present an increased risk of hemorrhage thrombosis and early death.

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