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Pediatric Anemia (hemolytic)

Key points about hemolytic anemia in children

  • Hemolytic anemias are a group of conditions in which red blood cells are destroyed.
  • Hemolytic anemia may be an inherited condition or it may be from autoimmune conditions, infections, cancers or medicines.
  • Many children do not need treatment. If they do, common treatments are blood transfusions, steroids and other medicines. 


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