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are there any other gene mutations that might cause polycythemia vera other than jak2v617f?

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Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
26 years experience Pathology
JAK2 exon 12.: 90-95% of patients with PV have the JAK2 V617F mutation. JAK2 exon 12 mutation analysis may be helpful in making the diagnosis in patients with PV that are JAK2 V617F negative.
Answered on Feb 17, 2015

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