• primary
  • Therefore, management involves both treating the primary condition and appropriately adjusting the patient's hematocrit to normal. (mhmedical.com)
  • 0.52
  • hematocrit level greater than 52 percent (0.52) in white men and 47 percent (0.47) in blacks and women). (aafp.org)
  • nonspecific
  • Many individuals with polycythemia vera slowly development a variety of general, nonspecific symptoms that are common to many disorders such as headaches, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, excessive sweating especially at night, and itchy skin that, in severe cases, may be worse after taking a shower or a warm bath. (rarediseases.org)