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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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To study the clinical profile, age at first presentation and the aetiology of the hereditary haemolytic anaemia and to study the utility of laboratory procedures in the diagnosis of hereditary haemolytic anaemia and to study the complications, treatment protocols and the response to treatment in hereditary haemolytic anaemia.
A more prudent diagnostic definition is that of microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia and thrombocytopenia, with or without renal failure or neurological abnormalities, and without another cause of thrombotic microangiopathy.
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) is an acquired clinical condition characterised by the production of antibodies that bind to the surface of circulating erythrocytes, leading to haemolysis, and shortened red blood cell (RBC) survival with elimination by the reticuloendothelial system.
Macrocytosis with increased MCV is seen in chronic immune mediated haemolytic anaemia.
Her blood film showed fragmented red cells, which suggested the diagnosis of microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia.
A provisional diagnosis of acute watery diarrhoea, congenital haemolytic anaemia, and flow murmur due to long-standing anaemia was made.
Response to intravenous immunoglobulin G in an infant with immunoglobulin A-associated autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
Once the patient has stabilised, mild to moderate haemolytic anaemia can be treated with simple oral supplementation of ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate.
MY one-year-old puppy was diagnosed three weeks ago as having immune mediated haemolytic anaemia - I understand that this is very serious, but do not really understand a huge amount about the disease or what I can do to help him.
A rapidly fatal case of immune haemolytic anaemia due to cefotetan.