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Passenger Lymphocyte Syndrome (PLS) with Immune Hemolytic Anemia (Humeral Graft-vs-Host Reaction) in a Transplant Recipient

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

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Description:

A transplant recipient may develop a hemolytic anemia mediated by lymphocytes imported with the transplant. The hemolysis is caused by alloantibodies to an antigen that lacking in the donor but present in the recipient. This is termed the passenger lymphocyte syndrome (PLS).

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