Case Report: COVID 19 infection induced Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Case Report: COVID 19 infection induced Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Waheed Abdul1* MD, Kavita Krishnakant1 DO

1Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, Arizona, USA.

SARS-CoV 2 was designated a pandemic by WHO on March of 2019. There have been over 120 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with greater than 4 million hospitalizations in the US alone. These cases can range from asymptomatic disease to multi-organ dysfunction resulting in death. The spectrums of complications stemming from COVID-19 are much broader and can include other autoimmune disorders. Here we present a case of a woman who developed autoimmune hemolytic anemia from COVID-19 infection and was successfully treated with high dose corticosteroids.

Keywords: COVID 19, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Cold agglutinin disease, corticosteroids

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Waheed Abdul, Kavita Krishnakant . Case Report: COVID 19 infection induced Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. International Journal of Case Reports, 2021, 5:248. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2021-10-0205


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