How is chronic hemolysis or non-spherocytic anemia treated in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency?

Updated: Feb 19, 2019
  • Author: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Patients with chronic hemolysis or non-spherocytic anemia should be placed on daily folic acid supplements. Consultations with a hematologist and a geneticist should be sought.


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