haemolytic disease of the newborn


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haemolytic disease of the newborn

See RHESUS HAEMOLYTIC ANAEMIA.

haemolytic disease of the newborn

potentially severe neonatal anaemia and jaundice due to antigenic destruction of erythrocytes
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At a later stage of the pregnancy, these antibodies can cross through the placenta and enter the blood of the foetus, increasing the chances of destroying the red blood cells of the foetus and causing anaemia, a condition known as the Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn or Rhesus disease.
The safety of RhIG in the prevention of haemolytic disease of the newborn.
Nicola had developed haemolytic disease of the newborn - a severe antibody reaction during pregnancy which meant her body would attack any unborn babies.