For example, the mother is rH- while the fetus is rH+. It results in the immune system of the rH- mother to produce antibodies that enter fetal circulation and attack the red blood cells of the rH+ fetus, resulting in the hemolysis and anemia in fetus. Symptoms include jaundice, anemia, enlarged liver and spleen.
Abbreviation: Rh disease
- RhD Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
- Rhesus D Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn or RhD HDN