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Crystal S. Denlinger, MD

YAKIMA DERMTOLGY & SKIN SRGY

3911 CASTLEVALE RD STE 301

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Elevated Hematocrit in Man Receiving Hemodialysis

June 01, 2007

A 50-year-old man with end-stage renal disease secondary to long-standing hypertension had an elevated hematocrit and progressively increasing hemoglobin levels. For the past 7 years, he had been receiving hemodialysis 3 times a week. He denied headache, flushing, easy bruising, bleeding, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, dyspnea, and other symptoms. He was not receiving exogenous erythropoietin.

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