Plasma Exchange Treats CAD Linked to Tuberculosis in Pregnant Woman

Plasma Exchange Treats CAD Linked to Tuberculosis in Pregnant Woman

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Plasma Exchange Treats CAD Linked to Tuberculosis in Pregnant Woman

A pregnant woman with a rare case of tuberculosis-induced cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia — also known as cold agglutinin disease (CAD) — was successfully treated with plasma exchange and medications for her tuberculosis.  According to its authors, this “favorable outcome” highlights the advantages of plasma exchange to manage CAD in its early stages. The report, “Successful therapeutic plasma exchange in cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia in patient with disseminated tuberculosis,” was published in the journal Reumatismo.   Autoimmune hemolytic anemia…

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