The first case of drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia due to hydrocortisone.


BACKGROUND Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia (DIIHA) is a well-known complication of drug treatment. Sensitization can occur, due to interaction of the drug and/or its metabolites with cells of the immune system, after the first drug administration, while the hemolytic crisis generally occurs after repeated administration of a drug. This event occurred… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01797.x