Severe nonimmune hydrops caused by parvovirus B19 infection and treated with intravascular transfusion of blood and platelets

J. A. Thorp, J. D. Yeast, G. R. Cohen, B. A. Meyer, C. Mitchell

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Severe nonimmune hydrops caused by parvovirus B19 was detected at 23 weeks' gestation in a primary school teacher. Severe symptomatic fetal anemia and thrombocytopenia were treated successfully with transfusion of blood and platelets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-113
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal Investigation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1994



  • Fetal thrombocytopenia
  • Fetal transfusion
  • Nonimmune hydrops
  • Parvovirus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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