Successful treatment of fetal hemolytic disease due to glucose phosphate isomerase deficiency (GPI) using repeated intrauterine transfusions: a case report.

Clin Case Rep 2015 Oct 7;3(10):862-5. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

Department of Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy, Leiden University Medical Center Leiden, the Netherlands.

Hemolytic anemia due to GPI deficiency can be severe and life threatening during fetal life. When parents decline invasive testing, ultrasound monitoring of fetuses at risk is feasible. Intrauterine transfusion can be effective for the treatment of severe fetal anemia due to GPI deficiency.

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October 2015
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