haemolytic anaemia


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he·mo·lyt·ic a·ne·mi·a

(hē'mō-lit'ik ă-nē'mē-ă)
Any anemia resulting from an increased rate of erythrocyte destruction.
Synonym(s): haemolytic anaemia.

haemolytic anaemia

A form of ANAEMIA arising from haemoglobin loss as a result of increased fragility of red blood cells. See also HEREDITARY SPHEROCYTOSIS.

he·mo·lyt·ic a·ne·mi·a

(hē'mō-lit'ik ă-nē'mē-ă)
Anemia due to increased rate of erythrocyte destruction.
Synonym(s): haemolytic anemia.
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In these children further investigations for the aetiological diagnosis of haemolytic anaemia was done and prevalence of various types was studied.
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Transfusing patients with autoimmune haemolytic anaemia. Lancet 1993; 341: 1220.
Other more rare causes of anaemia include damage to the bone marrow where the red blood cells are made ('aplastic anaemia'), red blood cells being destroyed too quickly ('haemolytic anaemia' -often caused by inherited conditions such as sickle cell anaemia) and sufferers of chronic diseases such as kidney failure or rheumatoid arthritis may also experience anaemia.
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A rapidly fatal case of immune haemolytic anaemia due to cefotetan.
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Children of various age groups presenting with clinical profile like symptomatic anaemia, haemolytic anaemia, haematological malignancy, acute sickle cell crisis and acute blood loss of more than 30 percent of blood volume, patients with thrombocytopenia or platelet function defects, consumptive coagulopathy, factor VIII deficiency and Von Willebrand disease were taken from the total admission to PICU during the study period.