MORIE A. GERTZ, M.D.
To the editor: I report the case of a patient with paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria whose disease went into remission after the initiation of danazol therapy.
A 58-year-old man developed the abrupt onset of dark red urine on 10 June 1986. He was hospitalized for evaluation of anemia. His hemoglobin level consistently fell below 7 g/dL and over the next 30 days he required a total of 28 units of packed erythrocytes. A 1-month trial of prednisone at 1 mg/kg body weight · d did not reduce his transfusion requirement and was discontinued. Physical examination was normal except for pallor and
GERTZ MA. Possible Response of Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria to Danazol. Ann Intern Med. 1987;106:635. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-106-4-635_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(4):635.
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