Heinz' bodies congenital haemolytic anaemia
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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