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Is ANA and autoimmune hemolytic anemia are same or are related?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Possibly related

An ANA and hemolytic anemia are not the same.
Hemolytic anemia is a anemia or low blood count secondary to the breakdown of red cells typically secondary to an autoimmune disease. An ANA is a blood test that can be seen in many rheumatic diseases and other illness but is not specific. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a true finding in an autoimmune disease.

In brief: Possibly related

An ANA and hemolytic anemia are not the same.
Hemolytic anemia is a anemia or low blood count secondary to the breakdown of red cells typically secondary to an autoimmune disease. An ANA is a blood test that can be seen in many rheumatic diseases and other illness but is not specific. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a true finding in an autoimmune disease.
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