II. Mechanism

  1. RBCs damaged by injured vessel endothelium
  2. Results in Schistocyte formation

IV. Exam

VI. References

  1. Udden in Goldman (2000) Cecil Medicine. p. 882-4
  2. Phillips (2018) Am Fam Physician 98(6): 354-61 [PubMed]

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Definition (MSH) Acquired anemia due to destruction of red blood cells by physical trauma such as FIBRIN strands in the blood vessels, artificial heart valve, AORTIC COARCTATION. I can also be associated with hematologic diseases such as DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION; HEMOLYTIC-UREMIC SYNDROME; and THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D000743
ICD10 D59.4
SnomedCT 51071000
English MAHA - Microangi haemoly anaem, Microangiopath haemolyt anaem, Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, MHA-Microangiop haemolyt anaem, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (diagnosis), microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, hemolytic microangiopathic anemia, Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia, Israel's shunt hyperbilirubinemia, Shunt hyperbilirubinemia, MAHA - Microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia, MAHA - Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, Microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia, MHA - Microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia, MHA - Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, Israel's shunt hyperbilirubinaemia, Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (disorder), Shunt hyperbilirubinaemia, hemolytic; anemia, microangiopathic, anemia; hemolytic, microangiopathic
Italian Anemia emolitica microangiopatica
Dutch microangiopathische hemolytische anemie, anemie; hemolytisch, microangiopathisch, hemolytisch; anemie, microangiopathisch, micro-angiopathische hemolytische anemie
German mikroangiopathische haemolytische Anaemie, Anaemie mikroangiopathisch haemolytisch
Portuguese Anemia hemolítica micrangiopática, Anemia hemolítica microangiopática
Spanish Anemia hemolítica, microangiopática, anemia hemolítica microangiopática (trastorno), anemia hemolítica microangiopática, hiperbilirrubinemia de derivación de Israel, hiperbilirrubinemia de derivación, Anemia hemolítica microangiopática
Japanese 微小血管症性溶血性貧血, ビショウケッカンショウセイヨウケツセイヒンケツ
Czech Mikroangiopatická hemolytická anémie, mikroangiopatická hemolytická anémie
Hungarian Microangiopathiás haemolyticus anaemia, Microangiopathiás haemolytikus anaemia
French AHMA, Anémie hémolytique microangiopathique, Anémie hémolytique micro-angiopathique