Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: prenatal interventions.

@article{Kamphuis2011FetalAN,
  title={Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: prenatal interventions.},
  author={Marije M Kamphuis and Dick Oepkes},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={712-9}
}
Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (FNAIT) is a potentially devastating condition, which may lead to intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) in the fetus or neonate, often with death or major neurological damage as consequence. In the absence of screening, preventive measures are only possible in the next pregnancy of women with an affected child. Controversy exists on the best intervention to minimise the risk of ICH. Most centres have abandoned treatment with serial fetal blood sampling… CONTINUE READING

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