hemolytic anemia


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hemolytic anemia

n.
Anemia resulting from the lysis of red blood cells, as in response to certain toxic or infectious agents and in certain inherited blood disorders.
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Noun1.hemolytic anemia - anemia resulting from destruction of erythrocytes
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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he·mo·lyt·ic a·ne·mi·a

n. anemia hemolítica, anemia congénita causada por agentes tóxicos de eritrocitos frágiles de forma esferoidal.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Autoimmune hemolytic anemias. In: Hoffinan R, Benz Jr EJ, Shattil SJ, Furie B, Cohen HJ, Silberstein LE, editors.
Ovarian teratomas are relatively common, but the incidence of associated hemolytic anemia is low.
Clinically, [Rh.sub.null] individuals present with a compensated hemolytic anemia, and examination of the peripheral blood smear reveals the characteristic presence of stomatocytes.
(2,3) Sickle cell disease results in hemolytic anemia, and patients may exhibit signs and symptoms common to hemolytic anemia, including tachycardia, dyspnea, weakness, fatigue, and end-organ damage.
Plasmapheresis in a child with cold antibody autoimmune hemolytic anemia: Case report.
He had a hemolytic anemia with progressive indirect hyperbilirubinemia.
Rituximab is an effective and safe therapeutic alternative in adults with refractory and severe autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Ann Hematol 2010;89:1073-80.
Use of the drug close to term may cause hemolytic anemia in newborns who are glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient.
(i) Class I (enzyme activity < 10%): severe G6PD deficiency manifesting clinically as chronic hemolytic anemia
In the literature, there are few case reports describing autoimmune hemolytic anemia as a presenting feature of brucellosis; hence, we are describing an 18-year-old female of brucellosis presenting with Coombs-positive hemolytic anemia.