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Loutit's syndrome

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Jaundice and haemolytic anaemia associated with hyperbilirubunaemia.

Description

Jaundice and haemolytic anaemia associated with hyperbilirubunaemia secondary to an increase in erythrocyte and haemoglobin breakdown rates.

See also:

Dyke-Young syndrome - a chronic macrocytic type, under Sidney Campbell Dyke, English pathologist, born 1886.

Hayem-Widal syndrome - acholuric haemolytic icterus with splenomegaly, under Georges Hayem, French physician and haematologist, 1841-1933.

Lederer-Brill disease - acute febrile haemolytic anaemia, under Max Lederer, American pathologist, 1885-1952.

Bibliography

  • F. J. Loutit, P. L. Mollison:
    Hemolytic icterus (acholuric jaundice), congenital and acquired.
    Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology, Chichester, 1946, 58: 711-728.

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