PV

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PV

abbr.
1. photovoltaic
2. polyvinyl
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They concluded that the identification of Janus kinase 2 mutation (JAK 2) probably defines a sub entity in ET with aggressive behaviour as evidenced by splenomegaly, higher total counts and transformation to polycythemia rubra vera.
Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) occurs in various disorders and is most commonly seen in sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, hereditary spherocytosis, polycythemia rubra vera, and especially in myelofibrosis.
Cloning of PRV-1, a novel member of the uPAR receptor superfamily, which is overexpressed in polycythemia rubra vera. Blood 2000;95:2569-76.