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Alternative NamesAnemia - hemolytic - caused by chemicals or toxins
Definition Return to top
Hemolytic anemia caused by chemicals and toxins is a lack of enough red blood cells due to factors other than disease.
Causes Return to top
Possible substances that can cause hemolytic anemia include:
References Return to topSchwartz RS. Autoimmune and intravascular hemolytic anemias. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 164. Update Date: 11/23/2008 Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.