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Erythroblastosis, Fetal MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Erythroblastosis, Fetal
Tree Number(s)
C13.703.277.060
C15.378.295
C16.300.060
C16.614.304
C20.306
Unique ID
D004899
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004899
Annotation
erythroblastosis, non-fetal may be ERYTHREMIC MYELOSIS but be careful; do not confuse with VITAMIN K DEFICIENCY BLEEDING
Scope Note
A condition characterized by the abnormal presence of ERYTHROBLASTS in the circulation of the FETUS or NEWBORNS. It is a disorder due to BLOOD GROUP INCOMPATIBILITY, such as the maternal alloimmunization by fetal antigen RH FACTORS leading to HEMOLYSIS of ERYTHROCYTES, hemolytic anemia (ANEMIA, HEMOLYTIC), general edema (HYDROPS FETALIS), and SEVERE JAUNDICE IN NEWBORN.
Entry Term(s)
Erythroblastosis Fetalis
Hemolytic Disease of Newborn
See Also
Jaundice, Neonatal
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Erythroblastosis, Fetal Preferred
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