hyperviscosity

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hyperviscosity

(ˌhaɪpəvɪsˈkɒsətɪ)
n, pl -ties
the abnormal thickening of a liquid
Translations

hyperviscosity

n. hiperviscosidad, viscosidad excesiva.
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Evidence-based focused review of management of hyperviscosity syndrome.
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The clinical presentation was most likely caused by hyperviscosity syndrome (HVS) that resulted from high blood cellularity.
WM can result in enlargement of the liver and spleen due to anemia and large amounts of immunoglobulin M can lead to hyperviscosity syndrome, in which the blood becomes abnormally thick.
Other complications include hyperviscosity syndrome caused by excessive amounts of protein production.
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