Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hemolytic Anemia Newborn Treatment

Treatment for erythroblastosis fetalis usually includes phototherapy, blood transfusion, and early delivery of the baby.

Treatment for erythroblastosis fetalis may include:

  • Phototherapy for erythroblastosis fetalis:
    • Exposure to ultraviolet light
  • Blood transfusion for erythroblastosis fetalis
  • Early delivery for erythroblastosis fetalis
  • Immunomodulators:
  • Colony-stimulating factor:
  • Competitive heme oxygenase inhibitor:
    • Still in phase 3 clinical trials
    • Stannsoporfin (SnMP, Stanate)

Hemolytic Anemia Newborn Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat erythroblastosis fetalis:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hemolytic Anemia Newborn References
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