Letters Erythrocytosis

Obstructive sleep apnoea does not lead to clinically significant erythrocytosis

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7340 (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7340
  1. Andrew J King, haematology registrar1,
  2. Toby Eyre, haematology registrar1,
  3. Tim Littlewood, consultant haematologist1
  1. 1Department of Haematology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
  1. andrewjohnking{at}gmail.com

Keohane and colleagues report that obstructive sleep apnoea should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a secondary erythrocytosis.1 Obstructive sleep apnoea is also mentioned as a cause of secondary erythrocytosis in …

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