Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Case Series Volume 4 Issue 12

Hereditary Non Spherocytic Hemolytic Anemia: A Series of Rare Hereditary Red Cell Enzymopathies

Meena Sivasankaran2*, Vamsi Krishna Reddy1, Ravikumar Thangadorai1, Vimal Kumar2, Deenadayalan Munirathnam2

1Department of Paediatrics, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDs Trust Hospital, Numgambakkam, Chennai, India

2Department of Paediatric Haemato-oncology, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDs Trust Hospital, Numgambakkam, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: Meena Sivasankaran, Department of Paediatric Haemato-oncology, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDs Trust Hospital, Numgambakkam, Chennai, India.

Received: March 01, 2021; Published: November 29, 2021


Hereditary red cell enzyme disorders are a group of non-immune/non-spherocytic hemolytic anaemia. It occurs due to defect in the genes encoding red blood cell enzymes. Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is the most common enzyme deficiency. However there are number of other enzyme defect, leading to non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia of variable severity. We describe a series of 4 children with rare RBC ezymopathies.

Keywords: Enzymopathies; Non-immune; Non-spherocytic; Hemolytic Anaemia


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Citation: Meena Sivasankaran., et al. “Hereditary Non Spherocytic Hemolytic Anemia: A Series of Rare Hereditary Red Cell Enzymopathies". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 4.12 (2021): 48-51.


Copyright: © 2021 Meena Sivasankaran., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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