Hemolytic anemia caused by chemicals and toxins
Hemolytic anemia caused by chemicals and toxins is a lack of red blood cells that occurs when red blood cells are excessively damaged by certain chemicals or toxins.
Anemia - hemolytic - caused by chemicals or toxins
Possible substances that can cause hemolytic anemia include:
This list is not all-inclusive.
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Review Date: 2/12/2016
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