Our Polycythemia (High Red Blood Cell Count) Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Polycythemia (High Red Blood Cell Count)

Definition of Polycythemia

Polycythemia: Too many red blood cells. The opposite of anemia. polycythemia formally exists when the hemoglobin, red blood cell (RBC) count, and total RBC volume are all above normal.


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