Successful treatment of recurrent hyperhemolysis syndrome with immunosuppression and plasma-to-red blood cell exchange transfusion.

@article{Uhlmann2014SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of recurrent hyperhemolysis syndrome with immunosuppression and plasma-to-red blood cell exchange transfusion.},
  author={Erik J. Uhlmann and Shalini Shenoy and Lawrence Tim Goodnough},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={384-8}
}
BACKGROUND Hyperhemolysis syndrome is a serious transfusion reaction mostly reported in association with sickle cell disease, characterized by destruction of both donor and host red blood cells (RBCs) by an unknown mechanism. CASE REPORT A 21-year-old man with sickle cell disease and multiple prior transfusions received two phenotype-matched, compatible RBC units during a brief admission for pain crisis. He developed rapid-onset progressive anemia and hemoglobinuria. Methylprednisolone… CONTINUE READING
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