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Can polycythemia vera cause elevated bilirubin blood levels?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: To the extent that

P vera would be associated with increased rbc turnover, a modest increase in bili is possible.
However, the disease is one of proliferation more than destruction, so if the bili is quite high we need to evaluate.

In brief: To the extent that

P vera would be associated with increased rbc turnover, a modest increase in bili is possible.
However, the disease is one of proliferation more than destruction, so if the bili is quite high we need to evaluate.
Dr. Michael Dugan
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