Jaundice, hemolytic
Jaundice caused by destruction of red blood cells. This can be an inborn condition (hereditary spherocytosis) or it may be caused by a blood transfusion from a different blood group, infection in the blood, or some types of poisoning. See also

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  • hemolytic jaundice — noun or hemolytic icterus : a condition characterized by excessive destruction of red blood cells accompanied by jaundice; specifically : a rare familial anemia characterized by small thick fragile red blood cells which are extremely susceptible… …   Useful english dictionary

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