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Anti-HLA hyperimmunization

Anti-HLA hyperimmunization: Introduction

Anti-HLA hyperimmunization: A rare condition the patient develops an increased level of anti-HLA antigens - it is usually seen in patients with chronic kidney failure who have undergone many transfusions and hemodialysis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anti-HLA hyperimmunization is available below.

Symptoms of Anti-HLA hyperimmunization

Treatments for Anti-HLA hyperimmunization

  • The condition may be managed by the use of erythropoietin which can reduce the requirement for transfusions. Other developing therapies include immune-adsorption, plasmapheresis and immunoblobulins
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Causes of Anti-HLA hyperimmunization

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Definitions of Anti-HLA hyperimmunization:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Anti-HLA hyperimmunization as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Anti-HLA hyperimmunization: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments

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