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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 164-167

Tuberculosis and autoimmune hemolytic anemia: Case report and literature review

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait City, Kuwait
2 Department of Hematology, Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Dr. Hussain Bahbahani
Department of Internal Medicine, Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait City
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1658-5127.146953

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Tuberculosis (TB) is a mycobacterial infectious disease that can affect any organ system. The wide varieties of manifestations that TB can present with make the disease a challenge for treating physicians. Anemia is commonly seen in patients with TB, and it is usually anemia of chronic disease. However, the occurrence of autoimmune hemolytic anemia in the setting of TB infection is rare.

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