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Immune hemolytic anemia

  • Alternative Names

    Anemia - immune hemolytic; Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA)


    Symptoms
    • Dark urine
    • Fatigue
    • Pale (pallor) or yellow (jaundice) skin color
    • Rapid heart rate
    • Shortness of breath

    Signs and tests
    • Absolute reticulocyte count
    • Direct or indirect Coombs' test
    • Hemoglobin in the urine
    • LDH (level of this enzyme rises as a result of tissue damage)
    • Red blood cell count (RBC), hemoglobin, and hematocrit
    • Serum bilirubin levels
    • Serum free hemoglobin
    • Serum haptoglobin