A case presentation of hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis and review of the literature.

@article{Basista1986ACP,
  title={A case presentation of hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis and review of the literature.},
  author={Michael H. Basista and Diana C. Roe},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1986},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={990-2}
}
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia associated with ulcerative colitis is a rare occurrence, and its management poses a therapeutic dilemma. Herein we present a case of ulcerative colitis involving an autoimmune hemolytic anemia and discuss the proposed mechanisms for the anemia. A review of past reported cases and their outcomes is included. In the past, a patient with autoimmune anemia unresponsive to corticosteroids was subjected first to splenectomy and then to colectomy if splenectomy failed to… CONTINUE READING

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