Jaundice, hemolytic

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Medical Definition of Jaundice, hemolytic

Jaundice, hemolytic: Jaundice caused by destruction of red blood cells. This can be an inborn condition (hereditary spherocytosis) or it may be caused by a blood transfusion from a different blood group, infection in the blood, or some types of poisoning.

See also spherocytosis, hereditary.


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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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