Hepatitis A and E Dual infection with severe hemolytic anemia and G6PD deficiency in an Indian female child
Radhey Shyam Sharma, Kusum Kalla, Ravi Sharma, Rajiv Kumar Bansal.
Department of Pediatrics, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Dual infection with Hepatitis A and E has been reported. Its co-existence with Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is rare, especially in females. We present an 8 years old female child with Hepatitis A and E dual infection with severe anemia due to intravascular hemolysis due to G6PD deficiency. She responded to conservative treatment and packed red blood cells (PRBC) transfusion.

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