Last updated: Saturday, 15, January, 2011
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Often detected on the basis of FBC and blood film examination: red cell morphological changes, thrombocytosis, leucocytosis.
Congenital absence (asplenia)
May be persistent splenomegaly, with haematological findings indicative of reduced splenic function.
Increased susceptibility to infection, especially
|See also Infection (increased susceptibility)|
|See wound infection|