Congenital dyserythropoietic anaemias: clinical features, haematological morphology and new biochemical data.

@article{Wickramasinghe1998CongenitalDA,
  title={Congenital dyserythropoietic anaemias: clinical features, haematological morphology and new biochemical data.},
  author={S M D Nalini Wickramasinghe},
  journal={Blood reviews},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={178-200}
}
Three types of congenital dyserythropoietic anaemia (CDA) were originally identified on the basis of the pattern of dysplastic changes in the erythroblasts and the results of the acidified serum lysis test (Ham test). These were designated CDA types I, II and III. Several other types have been described subsequently and new forms continue to be reported. Some patients with CDA develop iron overload even without repeated blood transfusion and may present with the complications of severe iron… CONTINUE READING