Quiz: Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a group of disorders characterized by a malfunction of the immune system. Patients with this disorder produce autoantibodies that attack red blood cells as if they were substances foreign to the body. Which of the following causes about half of all cases of autoimmune hemolytic anemia?

  • A.

    Genetic anomaly

  • B.

    Another coexisting autoimmune disorder, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus)

  • C.

    Use of certain drugs, such as penicillin

  • D.

    An undetermined cause

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