What is Evan syndrome ?

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A child had anemia and petechial rashes. Doctors called it as " Evan Syndrome". What is that?

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Evan Syndrome is Immune Thrombocytopenic purpura with hemolytic anemia ( immune), where coomb test might be often positive.
It is a syndrome, rather than a diagnosis, underlying etiologies may be present and prognosis is usually poor than for Acute ITP.

answered Sep 9, 2014 by admin Doctor of Medicine (10,059 points)