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Glossary for Red cell breakdown

Medical terms related to Red cell breakdown or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Abnormal blood test symptoms: Abnormal results from diagnostic blood tests.
  • Anemia: Reduced red blood cells in the blood
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Breast Milk Jaundice: Jaundice in an infant caused by the presence of a particular substance in the mother's breast milk which leads to high bilirubin levels in the infant. The condition tends to run in families. The jaundice tends to persist up to six weeks after birth.
  • Dubin-Johnson Syndrome: Rare, chronic hyperbilirubinemia caused by the liver's inability to secrete certain organic compounds.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A rare enzyme abnormality involving a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase which causes premature destruction of red blood cells. The excessive destruction of red blood cells can be triggered by certain infections or drugs or by eating fava beans.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemolytic anemia: A condition which is characterized by anaemia due to the destruction of red blood cells
  • Hypersplenism: A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen
  • Jaundice: yellowish discoloration of the skin and mucous membrane
  • Neonatal Jaundice: A yellow discolouration of the skin which sometimes occurs in newborns
  • Neonatal jaundice: A yellow discolouration of the skin which sometimes occurs in newborns
  • Neonatal red cell breakdown process:
  • Nervous breakdown: General term for various emotional disorders causing severe life disturbance
  • Red blood cell symptoms: Symptoms affecting red blood cells in the blood.
  • Red cell hemolysis: Red cell hemolysis refers to a breakdown of red blood cells.
  • Rhesus isoimmunisation: The antibody mediated destruction of red blood cells by those sensitive
  • Sickle Cell Anemia: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destruction which leads to anemia. If the genetic defect which causes the condition is inherited from both parents the condition can be quite severe whereas if it is inherited from only one parent, often there are no symptoms. The abnormally shaped red blood cells can cause problems when they clump together and block blood vessels.
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.

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