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May-Hegglin Anomaly

May-Hegglin Anomaly: Introduction

May-Hegglin Anomaly: A rare inherited blood disorder involving abnormalities in some of the blood components (platelets and certain leukocytes). Some patients develop bleeding problems whereas other remain asymptomatic. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of May-Hegglin Anomaly is available below.

Symptoms of May-Hegglin Anomaly

Treatments for May-Hegglin Anomaly

  • Most patients only have minor bleeding problems and treatment usually only involves blood platelet transfusions when a severe bleeding episode occurs
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Causes of May-Hegglin Anomaly

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Prognosis for May-Hegglin Anomaly

Prognosis for May-Hegglin Anomaly: The prognosis is variable with the severity of bleeding symptoms being variable. The biggest danger is complications arising from excessive bleeding resulting from surgical or dental procedures or from a severe physical trauma. Care needs to be taken to avoid medications such as aspirin that can reduce platelet function. Many patients also have problems with hearing at high frequencies and tend to develop cataracts.

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Definitions of May-Hegglin Anomaly:

May-Hegglin Anomaly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that May-Hegglin Anomaly, or a subtype of May-Hegglin Anomaly, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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