Occurrence of cold agglutinins in congenital scoliosis.

  title={Occurrence of cold agglutinins in congenital scoliosis.},
  author={L M McKinley and Steve Connor and Robert William Gaines and K D Leatherman},
  volume={3 2},
Eighty-seven patients undergoing spinal surgery for a variety of conditions were surveyed for the presence of cold agglutinins. Patients with congenital scoliosis or metastatic lesions of the spine were found to have a frequency of cold agglutinins that was 250 to 1000 times greater than that in the general population. This greater frequency was independent… CONTINUE READING