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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?
Haematologists may order for a complete blood count and a peripheral blood smear for diagnosis of Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis. The doctor may conduct a complete physical examination and also evaluate your symptoms. Thermal sensitivity and osmotic fragility tests may confirm diagnosis.
HOW IS HEREDITARY PYROPOIKILOCYTOSIS TREATED?
Treatment for this problem includes transferring red blood cells from other human beings to balance or counter this deficiency. This is followed with supportive care, oxygen, IV and other similar modes to ensure that the patient is comfortable.
DID YOU KNOW?
Folic acid supplements may help in dealing with anaemia.