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Title: Hyperviscosity syndrome secondary to rheumatoid arthritis.
Austin Authors: Bach, Leon A;Buchanan, Russell R C ;Scarlett, J D;Fraser, K J
Affiliation: Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 1-Dec-1989
Publication information: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine; 19(6): 710-2
Abstract: A women with longstanding seropositive rheumatoid arthritis presented with the insidious onset of a hyperviscosity syndrome. This responded to plasma exchange and corticosteroids. Plasma exchange was complicated by severe bleeding which was associated with disturbances of coagulation and of platelet function related to the marked increase in plasma immunoglobulins.
Gov't Doc #: 2631664
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Arthritis, Rheumatoid.blood.complications
Blood Coagulation Disorders.complications
Blood Viscosity
Middle Aged
Plasma Exchange
Prednisolone.therapeutic use
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