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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Youth and Women for Opportunities Uganda-YWOU

Youth and Women for Opportunities-YWOU an organization that we represent is patient organization re-presentative, patient and institution and individual capacity builder supporting PLWRD’s to obtain diagnosis, treatment and drugs for those suffering consequences of being undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and lack treatment and those who lack precise diagnosis for rare, orphan and undiagnosed diseases preventing PLWRD’s accessing the most adapted care, treatment or surgery, have delayed access to the most appropriate care, treatment or surgery

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