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(A) Clinical course of our patient. (B) Computed tomography revealed massive splenomegaly and irregular low-density area within the spleen. (C) Bone marrow aspirate (×400). (D) Immunohistochemical staining findings of the spleen (×400). LD and LDH = lactate dehydrogenase; RCC = red cell concentrate; R-CHOP = rituximab plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisolone; T-Bil = total bilirubin.

Steroid-Refractory Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia with Massive Splenomegaly

To the Editor: A 63-year-old woman was admitted in January 2012 with a 1-month history of general fatigue and jaundice. Physical examination revealed a pale conjunctiva, icteric sclera, and splenomegaly with no evidence of systemic lymphadenopathy. Laboratory findings revealed normocytic anemia (49 g/L) with increased reticulocyte count, decreased haptoglobin level, normal white cell count without […]

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