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 anaemiaLow red blood cells, Weakness Fatigue,Shortness of breath.
Symptom relating to anaemia low white blood cells
Susceptible to infections difficulty in fighting infections.
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.