Case Report

Pregnancy Induced Coombs’ Negative Hemolytic Anemia

  • Celalettin CAMCI
  • Zahit BOLAMAN
  • Hulki M. SÖNMEZ
  • Aysin ÖGE
  • Ceyhan ÇIÇEK

Received Date: 24.12.1999 Accepted Date: 01.03.2000 Meandros Med Dent J 2000;1(1):43-45

Hemolytic anemia associated with pregnancy is a rare and usually Coombs’ test (direct antiglobulin test=DAT) is negative. In this paper we presented a woman who had DAT negative hemolytic anemia during the second pregnancy. In patient hemolysis was controlled with steroid therapy.

Keywords: Pregnancy, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, direct antiglobulin test