Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : October | Volume : 11 | Issue : 10 | Page : ED06 - ED07

Haemolytic Disease of Foetus and Newborn (HDFN) due to Anti c with Previous Fatal HDFN in Two Other Siblings ED06-ED07

Evarisalin Marbaniang, Debdutta Bhattacharya, Steward Kshiar

Dr. Evarisalin Marbaniang,
Mawlai Kynton Massar, Block-B, Nehu Road, Shillong-793008, Meghalaya, India.

Haemolytic Disease of Foetus and Newborn (HDFN) or Haemolytic Disease of Newborn (HDN) has been known to occur mostly as a result of Rh-isoimmunisation. However, HDFN due to minor antigens of the Rh system have also been reported. Anti-c causes severe HDN after anti D. Here, we report a case of HDN due to anti-c and we want to emphasise the importance of routine antibody screening as part of the antenatal services for all pregnant woman so as to prevent hazardous complications for the baby.