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==Overview==
 
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People with polycythemia vera usually asymptomatic. Symptoms of polycythemia vera include [[headache]], [[fatigue]], and [[pruritis]] especially after exposure to warm water, loss of concentration and [[night sweats]] and neurological symptoms.  
 
People with polycythemia vera usually asymptomatic. Symptoms of polycythemia vera include [[headache]], [[fatigue]], and [[pruritis]] especially after exposure to warm water, loss of concentration and [[night sweats]] and neurological symptoms.  

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ifeoma Odukwe M.D. [2] Mohamad Alkateb, MBBCh [3]; Shyam Patel [4]

Overview

People with polycythemia vera usually asymptomatic. Symptoms of polycythemia vera include headache, fatigue, and pruritis especially after exposure to warm water, loss of concentration and night sweats and neurological symptoms.

History and Symptoms

History

Patients with polycythemia vera may have a positive history of:[1]

Common Symptoms

Common symptoms of polycythemia vera include:[1][2][3]

Less Common Symptoms

Less common symptoms of polycythemia vera include:[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tefferi, A. (2002). "Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are effective in the treatment of polycythemia vera-associated pruritus". Blood. 99 (7): 2627–2627. doi:10.1182/blood.V99.7.2627. ISSN 0006-4971.
  2. Cario H, McMullin MF, Pahl HL (August 2009). "Clinical and hematological presentation of children and adolescents with polycythemia vera". Ann. Hematol. 88 (8): 713–9. doi:10.1007/s00277-009-0758-y. PMC 4135082. PMID 19468728.
  3. Saini KS, Patnaik MM, Tefferi A (September 2010). "Polycythemia vera-associated pruritus and its management". Eur. J. Clin. Invest. 40 (9): 828–34. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2362.2010.02334.x. PMID 20597963.
  4. Stein BL, Oh ST, Berenzon D, Hobbs GS, Kremyanskaya M, Rampal RK, Abboud CN, Adler K, Heaney ML, Jabbour EJ, Komrokji RS, Moliterno AR, Ritchie EK, Rice L, Mascarenhas J, Hoffman R (November 2015). "Polycythemia Vera: An Appraisal of the Biology and Management 10 Years After the Discovery of JAK2 V617F". J. Clin. Oncol. 33 (33): 3953–60. doi:10.1200/JCO.2015.61.6474. PMC 4979103. PMID 26324368.

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