Tag: Hypoxia

  • Polycythemia vera

    Polycythemia vera

    With chronic myeloid leukemia, essential thrombocythemia and primary myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera or polycythemia vera is one of the myeloproliferative disorders. It is therefore characterized by clonal expansion of a pluripotent hematopoietic stem cell, causing an unregulated proliferation of myeloid tissue predominant in the individual case, erythroid. Unlike secondary polycythemia, resulting from the normal hyperstimulation erythroblast…