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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Disease definition

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is an autoimmune disorder in which various types of auto-antibodies are directed against red blood cells causing their survival to be shortened and resulting in hemolytic anemia.


  • Synonym(s):
    • AHA
    • AIHA
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D59.0  D59.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0002880
  • MeSH: D000744
  • GARD: 5870
  • MedDRA: 10002046

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