Hereditary spherocytosis or immune haemolytic anaemia? A diagnostic dilemma

Karthik Rao, B. Jayaprakash, Navin Patil, Srikant Prasad, Avinash Manjunath Holla, A. Avinash, Sushil Kiran Kunder, Anurag Pathak

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Abstract

Hereditary spherocytosis and immune haemolyticanaemia are two different entities, with different modalities of management. However, in the early stages, both these condition may present in a similar fashion, both in terms of clinical picture and laboratory results. Since treatment for each of the two conditions varies widely, it is essential to be absolutely certain of the diagnosis. This case report highlights one such case, wherein the diagnosis posed a great hurdle in managing the patient effectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1334-1336
Number of pages3
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Volume6
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Rao, K., Jayaprakash, B., Patil, N., Prasad, S., Holla, A. M., Avinash, A., Kunder, S. K., & Pathak, A. (2015). Hereditary spherocytosis or immune haemolytic anaemia? A diagnostic dilemma. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6(6), 1334-1336.