Plasma Exchange Therapy Treats Man With CAD and COVID-19

Plasma Exchange Therapy Treats Man With CAD and COVID-19

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Plasma Exchange Therapy Treats Man With CAD and COVID-19

An elderly man with cold agglutinin disease (CAD) and COVID-19 was successfully treated with plasma exchange therapy and folic acid supplements. This case highlights how plasma exchange therapy can be a rapid and temporary solution to manage and stabilize CAD, its scientists wrote. The case report, “Cold agglutinin disease and COVID-19 requiring therapeutic plasma exchange,” was published in the journal BMJ Case Reports. In addition to sometimes causing severe respiratory complications, COVID-19 can worsen underlying…

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