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Polycythemia Vera MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polycythemia Vera
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.448.200.500
C15.378.190.250.500
C15.378.190.636.753
C15.378.400.200.500
Unique ID
D011087
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011087
Scope Note
A myeloproliferative disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by abnormal proliferation of all hematopoietic bone marrow elements and an absolute increase in red cell mass and total blood volume, associated frequently with splenomegaly, leukocytosis, and thrombocythemia. Hematopoiesis is also reactive in extramedullary sites (liver and spleen). In time myelofibrosis occurs.
Entry Term(s)
Erythremia
Osler-Vaquez Disease
Polycythemia Ruba Vera
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Primary Polycythemia
NLM Classification #
WH 180
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Polycythemia Vera Preferred
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