RH disease

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RH disease

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Patient discussion about RH disease

Q. Explain RH please

A. Rh...? as the blood type Rh? or you meant to ask about RA which is Rheumatoid Arthritis.
if you seek information about the blood type, here is something that will help you understand:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003345.htm

if RA is what you are looking for, here is a great tutorial that will do it nicely:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/rheumatoidarthritis/htm/lesson.htm

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The 5200 practice questions in this study aid are divided into 62 chapters on such pregnancy problems as breech, hypertension, fetal abnormalities, Rh isoimmunization, and lactation, and on disorders uniquely affecting the female reproductive system.
Modern methods for diagnosing and treating Rh isoimmunization have also made a dramatic difference in fetal death rates.
For example, Rh isoimmunization, diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, and renal disease are known to be associated with a higher incidence of adverse outcome.
In Sadia Tariq et al (2010)6 study, there were 82 cases of polyhydramnios and the incidence of Rh isoimmunization was 2.4%.