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Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia

Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia: Introduction

Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia: A blood disorder present at birth where the membranes of red blood cells are defective which results in them being spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are broken down prematurely by the body which results in anemia. The condition may range from mild to severe. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia

Treatments for Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia

  • No treatment if anemia is mild
  • Diet rich in folate or folate supplementation to compensate for increased utilisation with high red blood cell turnover
  • Blood transfusion for severe anemia
  • Splenectomy in patients with severe haemolytic anemia
  • Patient education and genetic counselling
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Congenital spherocytic hemolytic anemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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