Rh incompatibility


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Related to Rh incompatibility: Rh factor, Rhogam, Coombs test, ABO incompatibility

Rh incompatibility

 Transfusion medicine An incompatibility in Rh types between a donor and recipient, or between an fetus–who is Rh positive, and the mother–who is negative and produces antibodies against the fetus' RBCs, which pass to the placenta, and cause HDN. See Hemolytic disease of the newborn.
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Mean and standard deviation of birth of serum calcium level before phototherapy in babies no blood group incompatibility with mother were 9.5531 and 0.6529 respectively, in babies with OA incompatibility were 9.5617 and 0.5713 respectively, in babies with OB incompatibility were 9.6083 and 0.6185 respectively and in babies with RH incompatibility were 9.5231 and 0.8318 respectively.
* the number of patients and their conditions (as some of the studies included Rh incompatibility as well)
Randomized, 116 infants with ABO and/or (1999) [25] prospective Rh incompatibilities who trial presented with significant hyperbilirubinemia, included 93 with ABO incompatibility, 16 with Rh incompatibility, 7 with ABO+Rh incompatibilities Tanyer et al.
Questionnaire included information on maternal and child health, complications of Rh incompatibility during and after pregnancy, its risk to new born, prevention of Rh disease, consultation of health care providers during pregnancy and number of visits tohealth care centre during pregnancy etc.
Information about complications following Rh incompatibility was also not known in almost all cases (99%).
Independent studies of Rh incompatibility and schizophrenia are under way, according to Hollister's group.
224 ABO incompatibility 108 Rh Incompatibility 31 G6PD deficiency 35 Sepsis 36 Cephalhematoma 15 Intrauterine infection 7 Breast Milk jaundice 6 Hypothyroidism 4 Idiopathic 54 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Pallor was present in all cases in Rh incompatibility, 100% cases of ABO incompatibility and 50% cases of G6PD deficiency.
Table 1 CAUSES NUMBER G6PD Deficiency 21 ABO Incompatibility 18 Rh Incompatibility 15 Exaggerated Physiological 12 Preterm 13 Sepsis 10 Miscellaneous 07 Fig: 1: Number of neonate who underwent exchange transfusion (Out of total NHB cases), 2.
In present study total number of cases of placental grade-II is 66 cases out of which 2 cases of anemia, 1 case of APH, one case BOH, one case breech, 2cases of hypothyroidism, 3 cases oligohydramnios, 5 cases pre-eclampsia, 2 cases poly hydramnios, 1 case post datism, 3 cases of previous section 5 cases of PROM, 1 case of Rh incompatibility, 3 cases of twins and 36 cases without any risk factor.
Women with premature rupture of membranes, with known fetal or chromosomal anomalies, multiple pregnancy, medical complications like PIH, cardiac disease, gestational diabetes, Rh incompatibility, post-cesarean pregnancy, placental anomalies were excluded from the study.
There was no history of Diabetes, Hypertension, RH incompatibility and TORCH group of infections.