Chronic Hepatitis C Complicated by Coombs-Negative Hemolytic Anemia During Interferon Treatment

Noboru Hirashima, Manabu Yamauchi, Makoto Narita, Makoto Mizuno, Yasushi Tokuda, Tatsunori Nakano, Masaya Kato, Takuma Matsumoto, Kanji Sugihara, Masataka Ogino, Masashi Mizokami, Etsuro Orito, Katsushi Koyama, Atsuhiro Yoshida

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Abstract

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is an autoimmune diseases which is reported to be caused by interferon treatment. A 33-year-old male with chronic hepatitis C developed Coombs-negative hemolytic anemia, probably due to administration of interferon-a2b. This is, to our knowledge, the first report of chronic hepatitis C complicated by Coombs-negative hemolytic anemia during interferon treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-302
Number of pages3
JournalInternal Medicine
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine

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