Polycythemia and Increased Erythropoietin in a Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease

Simone Stark; Björn Winkelmann; Christof Kluthe; Jan Roigas; Uwe Querfeld & Dominik Müller

Disclosures

Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2007;3(4):222-226. 

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Conclusion

In rare cases, hydronephrotic kidney disease can be the cause of erythropoietin-associated secondary polycythemia, even in nonfunctioning kidneys.


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