Artifactual Hypoglycemia Associated With Polycythemia Vera

Charles J. Billington, Dennis A. Casciato, Debra L. Choquette, John E. Morley

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Artifactual hypoglycemia in patients with leukemia is well recognized. We report herein that patients with polycythemia vera and erythrocytosis demonstrate a similar spurious hypoglycemia caused by accelerated in vitro metabolism of glucose.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)774-775
Number of pages2
JournalJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 11 1983

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