[Treatment of severe idiopathic cold-agglutinin diseases using interferon-alpha 2b].

@article{Rordorf1994TreatmentOS,
  title={[Treatment of severe idiopathic cold-agglutinin diseases using interferon-alpha 2b].},
  author={R Rordorf and Andreas Barth and Urs Nydegger and Anoreas Tobler},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1994},
  volume={124 1-2},
  pages={
          56-61
        }
}
Cold agglutinin disease is an immunohemolytic anemia in which the autoantibody directly agglutinates human red blood cells below body temperature, maximally at 0 to 5 degrees C. The disease is considered to occur in primary (idiopathic) or secondary forms. The secondary form is noticed in the setting of infections (e.g. Mycoplasma pneumoniae, infectious mononucleosis), or patients with lymphoproliferative disorders. Affected patients show varying clinical presentation ranging from mild to… CONTINUE READING