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Evans syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia
  • Evan syndrome
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Inheritance

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Is Evans syndrome inherited?

Evans syndrome is not thought to be inherited in most cases and rarely occurs in more than one person in a family.[1][2][3]
Last updated: 11/16/2014

References
  1. Ahmed FE, Albakrah MS. Neonatal familial Evans syndrome associated with joint hypermobility and mitral valve regurgitation in three siblings in a Saudi Arab family.. Ann Saudi Med. May 2009; 29(3):227-230. Accessed 11/16/2014.
  2. Ahmed FE, Qureshi IM, Wooldridge MA, Pejaver RK.. Hereditary spastic paraplegia and Evans's syndrome. Acta Paediatr. July 1996; 85(7):879-881. Accessed 11/16/2014.
  3. McLeod AG, Pai M, Carter RF, Squire J, Barr RD.. Familial Evans syndrome: a report of an affected sibship.. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol.. May-June 1999; 21(3):244-247. Accessed 11/16/2014.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia
  • Evan syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.