Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1982;25(7):737-742.
Published online July 31, 1982.
A Case of Vertically Transmitted Neonatal Hepatitis B with Pancytopenia.
Young Chang Kim, Jae Oak Park
Department of Pediatrics, Soon Chun Hyang Medical College, Seoul, Korea.
범혈구감소증을 동반한 선천성 신생아 B형 간염 1 례
김영창, 박재옥
순천향대학 의학부 소아과학교실
Abstract
A newborn infant, who was low-birth weight(1,780gm), showed severe degree of jaundice on second day of life and skin color became dark greenish-yellow and moderate hepatosplenomegaly was noted on physical examination. Results of liver function test & radioimmuniassay for hepatitis B antigen of both infant and mother suggested that neonatal hepatitis B seemed to occure transplacentally during pregnancy from infected mother. Pancytopenia was followed, but we could not confirm aplastic anemia due to lack of bone marrow specimen. As mentioned above, we experienced a case of vertically transmitted neonatal hepatitis B with pancytopenia. We present a brief review of related literatures.
Key Words: Vertical transmission, neonatal hepatitis B, pancytopenia


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