acquired hemolytic anemia

ac·quired he·mo·lyt·ic a·ne·mi·a

nonhereditary acute or chronic anemia associated with or caused by extracorpuscular factors, for example, certain infectious agents, chemicals (including autoantibodies or therapeutic agents), burns, toxic materials from higher plant and animal forms (including snake venoms).

ac·quired he·mo·lyt·ic a·ne·mi·a

(ă-kwīrd hēmō-litik ă-nēmē-ă)
Nonhereditary acute or chronic anemia associated with or caused by extracorpuscular factors, e.g., certain infectious agents, chemicals, burns, or toxic materials from higher plant and animal forms.
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Hemolytic-uremic syndrome: bilateral necrosis of the renal cortex in acute acquired hemolytic anemia.
In sickle cell anemia, erythrocyte membrane defects, red cell enzyme defects, thalassemia, and acquired hemolytic anemia result in stressed erythrocyte production as in hemorrhage, iron deficiency anemia and bone marrow transplantation, in which there may be a red cell hemolytic process, and the preceding PV infection can present with transient aplastic crisis (38), (39), (47).
Acquired hemolytic anemia occurs as a result of infection, chemical agents, and abnormal immune response.

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