Crispin, Philip; Sliwinski, Kelly; Wilson, Caroline; Lennard, Samantha; DeSouza, Marianne; Sethna, Farah
BACKGROUND: Hemolytic disease of the fetus and
newborn (HDFN) is due to passively transferred maternal
antibodies directed against fetal red blood cell (RBC)
antigens and can lead to severe morbidity and mortality.
Anti-M is usually a naturally occurring antibody of low
clinical significance, although occasionally severe cases
of HDFN are seen.
CASE REPORTS: Two M+ sisters are presented, each
developing hemolysis during the first 2 weeks of life due
to maternal anti-M, resulting in...[Show more]
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