Symptoms & Signs
Symptoms in a newborn baby may include:
- Edema (swelling under the surface of the skin)
- Enlarged liver or spleen
- Hydrops (fluid throughout the body’s tissues, including in the spaces containing the lungs, heart, and abdominal organs)
- Newborn jaundice
Diagnosis & Tests
Specific tests depend on the type of erythroblastosis, but may include:
- Complete blood count
- Bilirubin level
- Blood typing
Review Date : 12/10/2009
Reviewed By : Kimberly G. Lee, MD, MSc, IBCLC, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Review Provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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