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Abeer Fatima
Abeer Fatimaabout 1 year ago
Risk Factors of Polycythemia

Risk Factors of Polycythemia

Polycythemia refers to elevated number of circulating erythrocytes. Consequently, hematocrit is also raised. The risk factors of polycythemia are: - hypoxia - sleep apnea - certain tumors - chronic pulmonary disorder - smoking - chronic carbon monoxide exposure - high altitude - genetic mutations Reference: Image via:

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