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Evans syndrome: A case report [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2009; 24(1): 43-45

Evans syndrome: A case report

Mustafa Taşkesen, Nilüfer Okur, Nurettin Okur, Murat Söker
Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Child Health and Diseases, Istanbul

Evans syndrome is rare and characterized with autoimmun thrombocytopenia and hemolytic anemia. Etiology is unknown. The patients may apply with different clinical findings. Seven years old boy was refered for fever, abdominal pain and epistaxis. In physical examination pallor and hepatosplenomegaly were detected. In laboratory anemia, thrombocytopenia, insufficient of thrombocytes and hemolysis in periferic blood smear, high lactic dehydrogenase, low haptoglobulin, increased reticulocyte count were found and Direct Coombs test were positive. Hypercellularity, increased erytroid series and megacaryocytes were determined in bone marrow examination. Erythrocyte suspension and intravenous immunglobulin were used for treatment. In 12 days follow-up hemoglobine level and platelet count were in normal limits and patient was discharged
succesfully. The patient had no symptoms and normal laboratory findings two months later. The aim of this case report is evaluation of clinical and laboratory features of Evans

Keywords: Hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, childhood

Evans sendromu: Bir vaka takdimi

Mustafa Taşkesen, Nilüfer Okur, Nurettin Okur, Murat Söker
Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır

Anahtar Kelimeler: Hemolitik anemi, trombositopeni, çocukluk çağı

Mustafa Taşkesen, Nilüfer Okur, Nurettin Okur, Murat Söker. Evans syndrome: A case report. Medeniyet Med J. 2009; 24(1): 43-45

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Taşkesen, Türkiye

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