Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria
Synonyms: Donath-Landsteiner hemolytic anemia | Donath-Landsteiner syndrome | PCH
Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria (PCH) is a very rare subtype of autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA see this term) caused by the presence of cold-reacting autoantibodies in the blood and characterized by the sudden presence of hemoglobinuria typically after exposure to cold temperatures.
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