A case of hemolytic disease of the newborn due to anti-Kp a

L. Costamagna, M. Barbarini, G. L. Viarengo, A. Pagani, D. Isernia, L. Salvaneschi

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Abstract

A patient with hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) due to maternal anti-Kp a alloimmunization is described. Although there are few reports in the literature, it appears that HDN due to anti-Kp a is often mild and transfusion therapy is rarely required. However, in this case, the baby's hemoglobin progressively decreased and on day 18 a blood transfusion was administered, but jaundice was not severe enough for exchange transfusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-62
Number of pages2
JournalImmunohematology
Volume13
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Hematology

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