Cold agglutinin disease

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What is cold agglutinin disease?

Cold agglutinin disease is a rare, autoimmune condition in which molecules, called IgM antibodies, attack the body's red blood cells. This causes the red blood cells to die prematurely. This condition is a type of hemolytic autoimmune anemia.

Common symptoms reported by people with cold agglutinin disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with cold agglutinin disease

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Who has cold agglutinin disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 2
50s 8
60s 6
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 23

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from cold agglutinin disease patients who have completed their condition history
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