Pathology and Microbiology; Haematology/Oncology
A case of an 8-month old male child, who presented with lgG mediated Coomb’s positive hemolytic anemia and visceral leishmaniasis is presented. The hemolytic anemia resolved following the treatment of leishmaniasis. Although various other mechanisms of anemia have been described, so far the association between IgG-mediated hemolytic anemia and visceral leishmaniasis has not been reported.
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
(1999). Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in visceral leishmaniasis. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 100-101.
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