Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1986;29(2):203-208.
Published online February 28, 1986.
Two Cases of Hemolytic Disease of Newborn due to Anti-E.
Se Won Park, Young Sun Kim, Jung Hwan Choi, Hyo Seop Ahn, Chong Ku Yun
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Seoul National University
항-E 항체에 의한 신생아 동종면역성 용혈성 질환 2례
박세원, 김영선, 최중환, 안효섭, 윤종구
서울대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
Isoimmune hemolytic disease of the newborn is a disease which is caused by maternal sensitization to one of the fetal blood factors. This report presented two esses of isoimmune hemolytic disease due to anti-E in 2 male newborns who were admitted to Seoul University Hospital because of jaundice. Antibody screening and antibody identification tests were made which revealed anti-E antibody in both cases. One case was treated with one time of exchange transfusion and phototherapy and the other one with only phototherapy. So jaundice was improved in both cases.
Key Words: Isoimmune hemolytic disease, Anti-E antibody, Jaundice.


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