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Veloso F. Tavarela M.D.; Fraga, J. M.D.; Carvalho, J. M.D.; Dias, L. M. M.D.; Salgado, M. Ceu M.D.
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology: August 1991
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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a rare complication of ulcerative colitis. This report chronicles a patient successfully treated with steroids, and reviews treatment in previously reported cases. The fact that 21% of patients recovered with steroid therapy encourages a conservative approach before surgery is considered.

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