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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia caused by cold agglutinins in a young pregnant woman

Labros Batalias, Eftihios Trakakis, Costas Loghis, Costas Salabasis, George Simeonidis, Panagiotis Karanikolopoulos, Demetrios Kassanos, Emmanuel Salamalekis
Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine 2006, 19 (4): 251-3
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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a rare disorder. A 34-year old woman presented with thrombophlebitis after her first delivery, during puerperium. A high titer of cold agglutinins was found. Lymphomas, systemic lupus erythematosus, and tumors were excluded. She conceived again. Due to the anemia she had frequent blood transfusions and she delivered at 38 weeks of gestation.

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