Evans Syndrome | Symptoms & Causes

What are the symptoms of Evans syndrome?

The symptoms of Evans syndrome may be similar in nature to leukemia and lymphoma; these illnesses must be ruled out before a diagnosis is made.

If a child has a low red blood cell (RBC) count, symptoms may include:

If a child has a low platelet count, symptoms may include:

  • increased bruising
  • petechia – tiny red dots under the skin that are a result of very small bleeds into the skin
  • increased bleeding symptoms, such as a bloody nose or heavy menses

If a child has a low neutrophil count, symptoms may include:

  • fevers
  • mouth sores
  • increased bacterial infections

What causes Evans syndrome?

The current cause for Evans syndrome is unknown.