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Heinz' bodies congenital haemolytic anaemia

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    Haemolytic anaemia of infancy associated with the finding of Heinz’ bodies in the red cells. From birth. Congenital non-spherocytic haemolytic anaemia; jaundice, splenomegaly; pigmenturia. Symptoms vary with different types of haemoglobin variants. Haemolytic crisis may be precipitated by sulphonamides. Autosomal dominant inheritance.


    • J. A. B. Cathic:
      Apparent idiopathic Heinz body anemia.
      Great Ormond Street Journal, 1952, 3: 43.

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