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What is autoimmune hemolytic anemia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a condition in which the body's immune system stops red blood cells from forming or causes them to clump together. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia can occur in patients who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

This answer is based on source information from National Cancer Institute.

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