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Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: Introduction

Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: Secondary cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition where the body's immune system triggers the production of antibodies against the body's own red blood cells. The process occurs only when the patient is exposed to temperatures colder the average body temperature. The red cells are destroyed at an abnormally rapid rate which leads to anemia. The secondary form of the condition means that it is the result of an underlying condition - it usually occurs after some sort of infection. The condition may develop gradually or occur suddenly and cause serious symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia is available below.

Symptoms of Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Treatments for Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

  • Varies depending on the underlying cause and severity of the conditions. Corticosteroids, IV immunoglobulins and other drugs may be required in some cases. Blood transfusions and even surgical removal of the spleen may be carried out in severe cases. Avoid exposure to cold
  • No treatment - disease may be mild and self limiting especially in children
  • Avoid cold exposure
  • Blood transfusions - in acute severe disease
  • Treatment of underlying conditions such as Mycoplasma, and systemic autoimmune disease
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: The prognosis varies depending on the underlying cause and whether symptoms are managed in an appropriate and timely manner.

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  1. Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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