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...As recently as 1946, erythroblastosis fetalis, or hemolytic disease of the newborn, affected between 0.5% and 1.0% of fetuses and newborns in the USA. It had a 50% mortality as well as significant neurologic morbidity in many survivors. Prior to 1936, four seemingly distinct neonatal syndromes had been identified: fetal hydrops; fetal erythroblastosis with massive red-cell proliferation in fetal organs; icterus gravis familiaris, a severe neonatal jaundice that often affected subsequent infants; and severe anemia in surviving infants who had not had edema or striking jaundice, which was simply called anemia of the newborn. Based on histological and hematological similarities and the familial occurrence, Diamond, Blackfan, and Baty put forth their unifying hypothesis that these four syndromes were all manifestations of an unknown single underlying disease process. They designated all of these neonatal syndromes “erythroblastosis fetalis”
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I don't think you can be diagnosed with rytroblastosic foetails, because that means you died at birth
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
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