Polycythemia Vera

"Polycythemia Vera" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
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.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Polycythemia Vera" by people in this website by year, and whether "Polycythemia Vera" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 102 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2017
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.