WILLIAM J. KUHNS, M.D.; PHILIP F. WAGLEY, M.D.
There are in the literature scattered reports of cases of hemolytic anemia with demonstrable atypical iso- and autohemagglutinins. Reisner and Kalkstein1 in 1942 found in the literature 54 case histories of patients with anemia whose bloods showed autohemagglutination. They reported an additional case of hemolytic anemia with autohemagglutinins. Wiener,2 Baar,3 Kracke and Hoffman,4 Evans,5 and Rennert and McShane,6 have reported cases of hemolytic anemia associated with autohemagglutinins active at 37° C.
Callender and Paykoc7 recently studied the sera of 100 patients who had been transfused with a total of 958 pints of whole blood. Two patients with hemolytic anemia, one
KUHNS WJ, WAGLEY PF. HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA ASSOCIATED WITH ATYPICAL HEMAGGLUTININS1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:408–423. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-2-408
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(2):408-423.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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