autoimmune hemolytic anemia

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autoimmune hemolytic anemia

[¦ȯd·ō·i¦myün ‚hē·mə¦lid·ik ə′nēm·yə]
(immunology)
An autoimmune disease in which antibodies initiate complement lysis of red blood cells.
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Exclusion criteria: Patients were excluded from the study for the following reasons: Gestation, lactation, iron deficiency anaemia, rheumatoid collagen tissue diseases, celiac disease, Type-1 diabetes, pernicious anaemia, stage 3 and further chronic kidney disease, chronic hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, portal hypertension, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, idiopathic hypoparathyroidism, Addison disease, lymphocytic hypophysitis, colitis ulcerosa, Crohn's disease, Behcet's disease, sarcoidosis, bronchial asthma, autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
These include autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) and antibody mediated rejection (AMR) following organ transplantation.
8] In our study, 2 children were diagnosed as having Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (3.
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia is characterised by the formation of auto-antibodies that bind to the erythrocyte surface membrane, leading to haemolysis.
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia is more common in HIV-infected patients than in HIV-negative patients.
O'Brien TA, Eastlund T, Peters Ch, Neglia JP, Defor T, Ramsay NK, Scott Baker K: Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia complicating haematopoietic cell transplantation in paediatric patients: High incidente and significant mortality in unrelated donor transplants for non-malignant diseases.
A positive direct Coomb's test (detection of antibody on RBCs using direct antiglobulin) indicates autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
Response to intravenous immunoglobulin G in an infant with immunoglobulin A-associated autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
These are IgG- and IgM-mediated disorders that produce positive direct antiglobulin (Coombs') tests that are clinically and serologically indistinct from autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
An association between thalassemia and autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA).
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