Autoimmune hemolytic anemia as the initial manifestation of a new-onset systemic lupus erythematosus in a patient with suspected tick-borne disease

Kathy Cook, Tyler Jones

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Abstract. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect multiple organ systems. Hematologic manifestations are commonly identified in SLE, however, autoimmune hemolytic anemia is an uncommon hematologic complication which may result in severe illness requiring emergency intervention. (3)

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systemic lupus erythematosus; autoimmune hemolytic anemia; maculopapular rash

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