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Hemolytic anemia

Hemolytic anemia: Introduction

Hemolytic anemia: Hemolytic anemia is a term used to describe the premature desctruction of red blood cells. Red blood cells are normally broken down every 3-4 months and replaced but in haemolytic anemia the red blood cells are broken down at a faster rate than they can be replenished. The causes are numerous and the severity ranges considerably. Severe cases can lead to death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hemolytic anemia is available below.

Symptoms of Hemolytic anemia

Treatments for Hemolytic anemia

  • Vitamin E - possibly used if condition is caused by vitamin E deficiency
  • Varies depending on the underlying cause
  • Treament varies depending upon the underlying cause. Treatments include:
    • Identification and management of precipitating causes eg medication, infection
    • Corticosteroids
  • more treatments...»

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Definitions of Hemolytic anemia:

Due to premature destruction of erythrocytes in the spleen or peripheral vessels; commonly associated with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiencies, splenomegaly, and malarial or other infections. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Anemia resulting from destruction of erythrocytes - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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