Auto-immune haemolytic anaemia in ulcerative colitis: report of three cases.

@article{Hernndez1994AutoimmuneHA,
  title={Auto-immune haemolytic anaemia in ulcerative colitis: report of three cases.},
  author={Felipe Hern{\'a}ndez Hern{\'a}ndez and Marisela Linares and L Santillana Ferrer and Jaime Cuquerella and Hugo S{\'a}nchez and Ant{\'o}nio Tom{\'e} and Antonio Miguel and J A Tuset and F{\'e}lix Carbonell},
  journal={Acta haematologica},
  year={1994},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={213-4}
}
Dr. Fernando Hernández, Hospital General Universitario, Servicio de Hematologia, Avenida Tres Cruces s/n, E-46014 Valencia (Spain) Auto-immune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) is a rare but severe complication of ulcerative colitis (UC) occurring in fewer than 1% of cases [1-4]. We present 3 cases of AIHA associated with UC. Case 1 A 31-year-old man with a 10-year history of UC was admitted to the hospital in December 1992 for total proctocolectomy because of persistent colitis. A subtotal colectomy… CONTINUE READING