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Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis can be inherited from both parents and medically, the condition is described as severe hemolytic anaemia and the genetic makeup of the parents ultimately cause the condition. The condition also affects the red blood cells in the body in terms of their thermal condition. Some of the symptoms reported include protruding forehead and retarded growth in the natal stage itself of the affected person.
HOW IS HEREDITARY PYROPOIKILOCYTOSIS DIAGNOSED?
Being a rare disorder, testing and diagnosing of Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis offer a challenge to the General Physician. General tests on anaemia and thyroid glands can be advised. Since the blood cells are involved, cases can be referred to a Hematologist for an opinion and to give the doctor a better idea of the possibilities for treatment.
HOW IS HEREDITARY PYROPOIKILOCYTOSIS TREATED?
While Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis is associated with a defect of the erythrocyte membrane protein spectrin and with spectrin deficiency, it is curable.
DID YOU KNOW?
There is actually no permanent cure or treatment for this problem yet and in most cases, the patient has to continue with these preventive measures for life on a regular basis.