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Definition of Hemolytic anemia

Anemia Symptoms and Signs, Types, Treatment and Causes

Hemolytic anemia: Anemia due to the destruction, rather than underproduction, of red blood cells. Hemolytic anemia can result from a medication reaction, from the immune system attacking the red blood cells (autoimmune hemolytic anemia), from destruction of blood cells passing through diseased heart valves, and other causes.

Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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