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Polycythemia rubra

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A chronic form ofpolycythemiain which there is overproduction ofred blood cells,white blood cellsandplateletsdue to anabnormalityof thebone marrow.


Polycythemia vera is a form of myeloproliferative disease,which means that the bone marrow is producing too many cells too quickly.It may evolve,although rarely,into acuteleukemia.