Donath-Landsteiner syndrome. Definition

Medical Definition: Donath-Landsteiner syndrome

Acute hemolytic syndrome is known as paroxysmal hemoglobinuria frigore. Is associated with syphilis and other viral infections. The disorder begins several hours after exposure to cold, with the appearance of jaundice, headache, back pain and / or abdominal and emission of dark urine. The prognosis is generally good, debiéndose try to keep the sick away from cold environments. In cases related to syphilis treatment in the same forward makes the picture.

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