PNH

Alternative names
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)

Definition
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria is a rare, acquired disorder of red blood cells in which an abnormal cell surface molecule leads to premature destruction of the cells. This destruction is intermittent (paroxysmal).

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Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Harutyun Medina, M.D.

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