The diagnosis of cold-antibody AIHA
is made with the presence of hemolytic anemia, reticulocytosis, hyperbilirubinemia, increased LDH level, and classically, a negative Coombs test with anti-IgG and a positive Coombs test with anti-C3 (7).
The presence of an IHA with a DAT result that is negative for IgG and positive for C3 should prompt the consideration for a cold AIHA
Warm auto-antibodies are responsible for up to 70% of AIHA
Binet A had 1 case of AIHA
, all other cases of immune complications were in C stage.
MDMP has been used to treat AIHA
patients (3), (5).
17) However, on literature search, ours is the first case where rituximab was used to treat AIHA
associated with pSS with positive results.
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is a good one.
cannot be excluded, especially in view of the positive IgG result in the direct antiglobulin test, and may have contributed to the severity of the patient's hemolytic anemia.
It is not possible however, to decide whether AIHA
was due to CVID complication, Intragam infusion, or underlying infection.
Functioning as story and history, "What Makes Oral History Different" (Alessandro Ponelli's lead essay, which served as the keynote address of the thirty-eighth AIHA
conference) examines the wealth of information revealed during the interview process in discussing the massacre at the Fosse Ardeatine in Rome when occupied by Nazis in 1944.
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According to AIHA
, the standard would apply to dust control systems with combustible solids that are a fire, deflagration, explosion or detonation hazard, including wood dust.