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Hereditary spherocytosis in sisters unmasked by parvovirus infection.
  1. N. J. McLellan,
  2. N. Rutter
  1. University Department of Child Health, Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.


    Teenage sisters were found to have hereditary spherocytosis when they presented in aplastic crisis associated with otherwise asymptomatic parvovirus infection. Such patients may present a source of cross-infection to others at risk.

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