Successful treatment of IgM-mediated autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
secondary to infection was primarily considered because of the presence of previous history of infection and continuing fever during hospitalization.
Our patient was a 59-year-old Chinese woman who had been diagnosed with SLE and autoimmune hemolytic anemia
approximately 30 years earlier.
Causes of Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
: The cause of autoimmune hemolytic anemia
At the age of 23 years, she was diagnosed as a case of IgG positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia
(AIHA), with initial manifestations of the disorder appearing at the time of the birth of her second child.
KEY WORDS: Hemoglobin D, Thalssemia, Compond Heterozygote, Autoimmune Hemolytic anemia
Key Words: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Autoimmune Hemolytic anemia
(AIHA), Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP).
She was diagnosed with as autoimmune hemolytic anemia
(ATHA) based on a high reticulocyte count, positive direct Coombs test, hemoglobinuria, and low haptoglobin level, and received the conventional treatment of prednisone (2 mg/kg in divided doses) and blood transfusions.
Diagnosis and treatment of cold agglutinin mediated autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Serum acute phase protein concentrations in dogs with autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Thrombocytopenia and even pancytopenia may be present, as well as a cold agglutinin disease characterized by an autoimmune hemolytic anemia
The patient was a Jehovah's Witness and refused transfusion; she was started on solumedrol for a diagnosis of autoimmune hemolytic anemia
and immune-mediated thrombocytopenia.
In three patients bone marrow showed megakaryocytes consistent with Idiopathic thrombocytopenia, one of them had autoimmune hemolytic anemia
consistent with Evan syndrome.
You suffered for several years with ulcerative colitis and (possibly) autoimmune hemolytic anemia
-- a disease where the body destroys red blood cells.
The hematological complications ascribed to therapy with INF[alpha] can be due to direct bone marrow suppression or development of antibodies that may present as autoimmune hemolytic anemia
or thrombocytopenia due to immune thrombocytopenc purpura (ITP) or, infrequently, TTP [14,16-21].