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Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage and late-onset neutropenia: description of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19014059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage (FMH) occurs in approximately 1:1,000 deliveries. In most cases, the cause is not identified. The clinical manifestations and the prognosis of a FMH depend on the volume of the hemorrhage and the rapidity with which it has occurred. We describe two cases of chronic massive fetomaternal hemorrhage with favorable outcome. During the follow-up, both infants showed late-onset neutropenia, which was not previously reported in healthy, growing infants with history of massive FMH.
Antonio A Zuppa; Antonio Scorrano; Francesco Cota; Vito D'Andrea; Annalisa Fracchiolla; Costantino Romagnoli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of pediatrics     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0041-4301     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:    2008 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-18     Completed Date:  2008-12-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417505     Medline TA:  Turk J Pediatr     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  400-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Fetomaternal Transfusion / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Leukocyte Count
Neutropenia / etiology*

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