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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


immune complex hemolytic anemia  listen  (ih-MYOON KOM-plex HEE-moh-LIH-tik uh-NEE-mee-uh)

  A condition in which the body’s immune system stops red blood cells from forming or causes them to clump together. Immune complex hemolytic anemia can occur in patients who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Also called autoimmune hemolytic anemia and immunohemolytic anemia.