hemolytic anemia

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hemolytic anemia

[¦hē·mə¦lid·ik ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A decrease in the blood concentration of hemoglobin and the number of erythrocytes, due to the inability of the mature erythrocytes to survive in the circulating blood.
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Her provisional diagnosis was changed to ovarian tumour with autoimmune hemolytic anaemia and thrombocytopenia.
The presence of severe anaemia with jaundice and hepatosplenomegaly along with positive direct and indirect Coombs test led to the diagnosis of autoimmune hemolytic anaemia in this case which prompted us to use prednisolone in this case.