Once the patient has stabilised, mild to moderate haemolytic anaemia
can be treated with simple oral supplementation of ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate.
The association of acute renal insufficiency, thrombocytopenia due to peripheral destruction of platelets, and haemolytic anaemia
with the presence of schistocytes was suggestive of thrombotic microangiopathy and treatment with plasma exchange was instituted along with haemodialysis.
Together with a markedly elevated lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and reduced haptoglobin, this was consistent with haemolytic anaemia
The toxin, which is absorbed from the intestines, damages the endothelium of small vessels, in particular in the kidneys, mesenterium and brain, resulting in microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia
, platelet aggregation and local intravascular coagulation.
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia
is more common in HIV-infected patients than in HIV-negative patients.
It is characterised by microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia
, thrombocytopenia and acute renal failure.
coli are normal inhabitants of the human gastrointestinal tract and are the most frequently isolated bacteria from stools, while HUS is a life-threatening disease characterised by acute renal failure (uraemia), haemolytic anaemia
and low platelet count.
Belated diagnosis in three patients with rifampicin-induced immune haemolytic anaemia
A Auto immune haemolytic anaemia
, or AIHA, is a disease in which the body attacks its own red blood cells.
A 13-day-old girl presented with persistent neonatal jaundice, profound micro-angiopathic haemolytic anaemia
, a grossly prolonged prothrombin time and a white cell leukaemoid reaction of 53x[10.
MY one-year-old puppy was diagnosed three weeks ago as having immune mediated haemolytic anaemia
- I understand that this is very serious, but do not really understand a huge amount about the disease or what I can do to help him.
A rapidly fatal case of immune haemolytic anaemia
due to cefotetan.