Evans Syndrome Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 03, 2020
  • Author: Ragini Malika Shyam, MD; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

How is Evans syndrome characterized?

What are the signs and symptoms of Evans syndrome?

Which lab test are performed in the workup of Evans syndrome?

When is bone marrow aspiration indicated in the workup of Evans syndrome?

What is included in inpatient care for Evans syndrome?

What is Evans syndrome?

What is the pathophysiology of Evans syndrome?

What causes Evans syndrome?

What is the prevalence of Evans syndrome in the US?

What is the global prevalence of Evans syndrome?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of Evans syndrome?

What are the sexual predilections of Evans syndrome?

What are the racial predilections of Evans syndrome?

What is the prognosis of Evans syndrome?

What is included in patient education about Evans syndrome?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of Evans syndrome?

Which physical findings are characteristic of Evans syndrome?

What are the possible complications of Evans syndrome?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of Evans syndrome?

What are the differential diagnoses for Evans Syndrome?

Workup

Which studies are performed in the workup of Evans syndrome?

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of Evans syndrome?

What is the role of bone marrow aspiration in the workup of Evans syndrome?

Treatment

How is Evans syndrome treated?

Which medications are used in the treatment of Evans syndrome?

What is the role of splenectomy in the treatment of Evans syndrome?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of Evans syndrome?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of Evans syndrome?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with Evans syndrome?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of Evans syndrome?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of Evans syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Immune Globulins are used in the treatment of Evans Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Evans Syndrome?