Amongst the maternal risk factors, the most common risk factors associated with fetal stroke are alloimmune thrombocytopenia
and trauma (2) .
A prenatal diagnosis of neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
would have allowed for treatment with gamma globulin, which could have avoided the intracranial hemorrhage.
Keywords: Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
, diagnosis, treatment
HIV infection, systemic lupus erythematosus, lymphoproliferative disorders, myelodysplasia, agammaglobulinemia or hypogammaglobulinemia, drug-induced thrombocytopenia, alloimmune thrombocytopenia
, congenital hereditary nonimmune thrombocytopenia) .
Immune thrombocytopenia, neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
, and post-transfusion purpura.
She had already lost two baby boys because she has neo-natal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
- a condition where her antibodies attack platelets in the foetus's blood stopping it clotting.
Catherine had lost two boys in the womb because of her condition, neo-natal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Catherine, 30, had already lost two baby boys in the womb because of the same condition called neo-natal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Catherine and husband Ian, 27, had decided to give up on parenthood, but a TV documentary about the condition - neo-natal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
- changed their minds.