Hyperviscosity syndrome.

@article{Gertz1995HyperviscosityS,
  title={Hyperviscosity syndrome.},
  author={M. Gertz and R. Kyle},
  journal={Journal of intensive care medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          128-41
        }
}
  • M. Gertz, R. Kyle
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Journal of intensive care medicine
  • Hyperviscosity syndrome is clinically manifested by oronasal bleeding, retinal hemorrhages, and variable neurological symptoms. It occurs when resistance to flow of blood increases sharply, resulting in impaired transit through the microcirculatory system. The most common cause of hyperviscosity is increased concentrations of gamma globulins, either monoclonal in malignant disease or polyclonal, usually seen with rheumatic disorders. Increased numbers of red blood cells, as in polycythemia vera… CONTINUE READING
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