Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

Hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN), also known as alloimmune HDN or erythroblastosis fetalis, is a potentially fatal alloimmune condition where fetal red blood cells are destroyed by transplacentally acquired maternal antibodies. RhD is the most common offending paternal antigen.

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December 2017

Last Update: July 2018