A Rare Case Of Hemolytic Anemia – Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Deepak Madi, Basavaprabhu Achappa, Satish Rao, Meghna Rao, Soundarya Mahalingam
Dr. Deepak Madi,
Assistant Professor, Department of General Medicine,
Kmc Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore 575001, India.
Phone: 919845609148; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare disease. It is an acquired chronic haemolytic anaemia. It manifests as a triad of recurrent episodes of haemolysis, thrombotic episodes and pancytopaenia. A 32-year old gentleman presented with a history of gradually progressive generalized weakness. His clinical findings and laboratory investigations were suggestive of haemolytic anaemia and flow cytometry clinched the diagnosis of PNH.
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