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Nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia due to hexokinase deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hexokinase deficiency hemolytic anemia
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Treatment


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How might nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia due to hexokinase deficiency be treated?

When severe anemia is present, blood transfusions may be necessary. Affected individuals should avoid any drugs that can cause destruction of red blood cells, as well as any environmental triggers that may be identified.[1]
Last updated: 2/1/2013

References
  1. Anemia, Hereditary Nonspherocytic Hemolytic. NORD. July 23, 2007; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/82/viewAbstract. Accessed 1/30/2013.