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Tixier's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Hutinel-Tixier syndrome

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An obsolete term for a fulminating haemolytic crisis in debilitated or malnourished newborns.

Description

An obsolete term for a fulminating haemolytic crisis in debilitated or malnourished newborns. In addition to the usual characteristics of haemolytic disease, such as icterus, anaemia, and splenomegaly, haemoglonbinuria is also present. The course is progressively rapid, and the prognosis is grave.

Bibliography

  • V. H. Hutinel:
    La pseudo-chlorose des nourrissons. Med Mod Paris, 1908, 19: 193.
  • L. Tixier:
    Les anémies infantiles.
    Pediatrie Prat (Lille), 1912, 10: 526-535.
    Pediatrie Prat (Lille), 1913, 11: 512-517.

  • Les anĂ©mies. Paris, Flammarion, 1923.

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