What is Evans syndrome?

By William Aird

An uncommon disorder in which there is autoimmune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and autoimmune hematolytic anaemia (AIHA) either occurring at the same time, or consecutively. Neutropenia is also a common feature, present in around 55% at presentation. The disease is generally chronic and affects both children and adults. About 50% are secondary to underlying disorder such as SLE or malignancy.

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