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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 353-354

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia secondary to chicken pox


Department of Medicine, M.O.S.C Medical College and Hospital, Kolenchery, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India

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Abraham M Ittyachen
Department of Medicine, M.O.S.C Medical College and Hospital, Kolenchery, Ernakulam District, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.121007

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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is a rare complication of chicken pox. It is described mainly in children. Even in children it is a rare complication and the long-term prognosis remains to be elucidated. Herein we report an adult, a 23-year-old male who developed AIHA secondary to chicken pox.


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