Hereditary Spherocytosis or Immune Haemolytic Anaemia? A Diagnostic Dilemma

Rao, Karthik and Jayaprakash, B and Patil, Navin and Prasad, Srikant and Holla, Avinash Manjunath and Avinash, A and Kunder, Sushil Kiran and Pathak, Anurag (2015) Hereditary Spherocytosis or Immune Haemolytic Anaemia? A Diagnostic Dilemma. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6 (6). pp. 1334-1336. ISSN 0975-8585

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Hereditary spherocytosis and immune haemolyticanaemia are two different entities, with different modalities of management. However, in the early stages, both these condition may present in a similar fashion, both in terms of clinical picture and laboratory results. Since treatment for each of the two conditions varies widely, it is essential to be absolutely certain of the diagnosis. This case report highlights one such case, wherein the diagnosis posed a great hurdle in managing the patient effectively.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coombs test; Jaundice; Haematology; ANA; Splenectomy
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Nephrology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2015 14:47
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2015 14:47

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