Microangiopathic haemolysis

Last updated: Thursday, 23, December, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

FBC, blood film, platelet count, reticulocyte count; bilirubin, haptoglobin, LD; haemoglobin - urine, haemosiderin - urine.

Schumm's test may assist in confirming intravascular haemolysis.

See also DIC, Haemolysis

Cardiac valve prostheses

Carcinoma

DIC

Malignant hypertension

Pregnancy-induced hypertension

See Hypertension

Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Renal graft rejection

Drugs,especially

  • Cyclosporin
  • Mitomycin C

Haemangiomas

March haemoglobinuria 

Haemoglobin - urine, after appropriate exercise.