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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, cold type

Disease definition

Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia comprises two types of autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA; see this term) defined by the presence of cold autoantibodies (autoantibodies which are active at temperatures below 30°C): cold agglutinin disease (CAD), which is the more common, and paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria (PCH; see these terms).

ORPHA:228312

Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s):
    • Cold AIHA
    • cAHA
    • cAIHA
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D59.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0175816
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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