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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



immunohemolytic anemia  listen  (IH-myoo-noh-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. Immunohemolytic anemia can occur in patients who have chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Also called autoimmune hemolytic anemia and immune complex hemolytic anemia.