ISSN 1941-5923


Severe hemolytic anemia as the first manifestation of G6PD deficiency in a child with acute hepatitis A infection

Soheila Zareifar, Mahmood Haghighat

CaseRepClinPractRev 2007; 8:23-26

ID: 470697

Published: 2007-01-30

Background: In patient with G6PD deficiency and viral hepatitis A Infection the clinical picture may resemble fulminant Hepatitis.
Case Report: A case of G6PD deficiency with severe hemolytic anemia due to HAV infection is reported here.
Conclusions: G6PD deficiency must be considered in cases with acute Hepatitis, hemolytic anemia and leukoerythroblastosis.

Keywords: G6PD, Hepatitis, Hemolysis