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Evans syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia
  • Evan syndrome
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What causes Evans syndrome and can it be inherited?

The specific cause of Evans syndrome is unknown and it has been speculated that for every case, the cause may be different. No genetic causes for Evans syndrome have been identified, and familial occurrence of Evans syndrome is rare.[1][2]
Last updated: 9/22/2011

References
  1. What is Evans Syndrome?. Evans Syndrome Research and Support . http://www.evanssyndrome.org/#evans. Accessed 9/21/2011.
  2. Mathew P. Evans Syndrome. eMedicine. November 19, 2009; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/955266-overview. Accessed 9/22/2011.