Sunday, 18 March 2012

what's evans syndrome

What is Evans Syndrome
 Evans syndrome was first described in 1951, is a rare blood disorder which
 occurs in both children and adluts. The cause is unknown. What is known
is that the body makes antibodies that destroy either red blood cells, white
blood cells, platelets or three. Patientsare diagnosed with thrombocytopenia
(low platelets) and coomb's positive haemolytic anaemia and have no other known
underlying cause. Thereis no cure


Indicators of evans syndrome 
haemolytic anaemia
Low red blood cells, Weakness Fatigue,Shortness of breath.
Symptom relating to anaemia low white blood cells 
Susceptible to infections difficulty in fighting infections.

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic

purpura (Low platelets)
they are susceptible to bleeding from the gums, nose also 
from minor bumps to the boby can cause internal bleeding or 
bruising, they also get blood blisters in the mouth and down the throat,
platelet rash on the skin they are little red spots size of a pin head.