Table 1

Reported cases of young infants with autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA)

ReferenceAge at onset (weeks)DiagnosisTreatmentOutcome
ACTH, Adrenocorticotrophic hormone; AI, autoimmune.
Win et al312AIHANot reportedFavourable
Satake et al48AIHA AI-enteropathySteroids immunoglobulin cyclosporin AResolution of anaemia
Satake et al44AIHA AI-enteropathySteroidsImprovement of anaemia; died at 6 months from severe diarrhoea
Ritz & Haber56AIHASteroids, ACTHResolution of anaemia
Hadnagy 6At birthAIHASteroids, splenectomyNo improvement
Laskj et al710AIHAFavourable
Gasser & Hollander87AIHASteroids, splenectomyDied at 4 months