Hemolytic Anemia

Definition of Hemolytic Anemia:

Anemia caused by excessive destruction of red blood cells.

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Anemia

...the condition
“...The common types of anemia are ... Hemolytic anemia...”

Broad Beans

...as a treatment
“...Raw broad beans contain the alkaloids vicine, isouramil and convicine, which can induce hemolytic anemia in those with the hereditary condition G6PD...”
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Copper Toxicity

...the condition
“...Complications: If as little as 2gm of a copper salt are ingested, usually with suicidal intent, the resulting copper-induced hemolytic anemia and kidney damage are generally fatal...”

Elevated Bilirubin Levels

...the condition
“...Increased bilirubin levels may be due to liver disease (such as hepatitis), blood disorders (such as hemolytic anemia), or blockage of the bile ducts through which bile flows from the liver to the small intestine...”
...relationship to Hemolytic Anemia
“Certain conditions, such as hemolytic anemia, can cause increased destruction of red blood cells and therefore increased bilirubin production...”

Enlarged Spleen

...the condition
“...Diseases Cirrhosis (portal vein obstruction, portal hypertension); Sclerosing cholangitis; Wilson's disease; Biliary atresia; Cystic fibrosis; Hemolytic anemias Thalassemia; Hemoglobinopathies; Hemolytic anemia due to G6PD deficiency; Idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic anemia; Immune hemolytic anemia; Cancers Leukemia; Lymphoma; Hodgkin's disease; Other causes Sarcoidosis; Sickle cell...”

Gallbladder Disease

...the condition
“...Pigment gallstones are more likely to affect the elderly, people with cirrhosis, and those with chronic hemolytic anemia, including sickle cell anemia...”
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Heavy Metal Toxicity

...the condition
“...Lead Signs and Symptoms include combinations of gastrointestinal complaints, hypertension, fatigue, hemolytic anemia, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, weight loss, peripheral neuropathy, cognitive dysfunction, arthralgias, headache, weakness, convulsions, irritability, impotence, loss of...”

Hemolytic Anemia

...the condition
“...Hemolytic Anemia includes any of a group of acute or chronic anemias characterized by shortened survival of mature erythrocytes and the inability of bone marrow to compensate for the decreased life...”

Infectious Mononucleosis - Mono

...the condition
“...Possible complications include ... Hemolytic anemia...”

Lupus, SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

...the condition
“...kidney tubule cells); Neurologic Disorder – Seizures (convulsions) and/or psychosis in the absence of drugs or metabolic disturbances which are known to cause such effects; Hematologic disorder – Hemolytic anemia (low red blood cell count) or leukopenia (white blood cell count <4,000/uL), lymphopenia (<1,500/uL) or thrombocytopenia (<100,000/uL) in the absence of offending drug...”

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

...the condition
“...can include ... Blood tests that help eliminate other causes of cytopenias, for example lupus, hepatitis, B12, folate deficiency, other vitamin deficiencies, renal failure or heart failure, HIV, hemolytic anemia, monoclonal gammopathy...”

Wilson's Disease

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Wilson's disease is almost certainly the diagnosis in any patient presenting with fulminant hepatitis, Coombs-negative hemolytic anemia, ceruloplasmin deficiency, and hypercupriuria...”
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