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what determines if hereditary spherocytosis is mild, moderate or major and spleen removal is needed. ?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: size of spleen, severity of anemia, and presence of gallstones. You need to consult with a hematologist for advice regarding options for treatment, including operation.
Answered on Apr 27, 2016
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