In utero erythrocyte transfusion for fetal xerocytosis associated with severe anemia and non-immune hydrops fetalis

Paul L. Ogburn, Kirk D. Ramin, Diana Danilenko-Dixon, Virgil F. Fairbanks, Patrick S. Ramsey

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Abstract

Hereditary xerocytosis is a rare hemolytic anemia occurring secondary to a defect in cell membrane potassium flux. We report a case of severe fetal anemia and non-immune hydrops secondary to hereditary xerocytosis that was managed successfully with in utero erythrocyte and albumin transfusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)238-239
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume185
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anemia
  • Erythrocyte transfusion
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Hereditary xerocytosis
  • Non-immune hydrops

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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