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May 1983

Bilateral Ureteral Obstruction due to Uric Acid Stones in Association With Immune Hemolytic Anemia

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(5):1020-1021. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350050184033

• Bilateral ureteral obstruction from uric acid stones developed in a patient with severe autoimmune hemolytic anemia at a time of hemolytic crisis. She had an underlying lymphoma that was clinically inapparent. Patients with severe autoimmune hemolysis should be considered at risk for complications related to excess uric acid.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1020-1021)