Donath-Landsteiner autoimmune hemolytic anemia in children. A study of 22 cases.

@article{Gttsche1990DonathLandsteinerAH,
  title={Donath-Landsteiner autoimmune hemolytic anemia in children. A study of 22 cases.},
  author={B G{\"o}ttsche and Abdulagabar Salama and C. Mueller-Eckhardt},
  journal={Vox sanguinis},
  year={1990},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={281-6}
}
During the last 4 years, we have studied a total of 531 adults and 68 children with clinically and serologically well-defined forms of immune hemolytic anemias. Among these, Donath-Landsteiner (DL) hemolysis was the underlying disease in 22 of the 68 children (32.4%), but was not observed in adults. All children with DL hemolysis suffered from acute infections presumably of viral origin. In none of the cases was the DL hemolysis suspected clinically. Boys were more often affected than girls… CONTINUE READING

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