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There are three diseases of early childhood, apparently rather closely related not only in symptomatology, but probably also in fundamental etiology: congenital hemolytic icterus, sickle-cell anemia and the disease which has hitherto been included under the rather vague classification of von Jaksch's anemia, or much better, as Cooley suggests under the more appropriate designation of erythroblastic anemia of childhood. In the present paper essential likenesses and differences between these three anemias are discussed. In all three conditions one must recognize either a congenital disease or a pronounced and peculiar congenital diathesis. Hemolytic jaundice and sickle-cell anemia are definitely hereditary and
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Likeness and Contrasts in the Hemolytic Anemias of Childhood.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:1351-1352. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-12-1351
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(12):1351-1352.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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