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Fetofetal Transfusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Fetofetal Transfusion
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.050.363.344
C16.614.053.344
Unique ID
D005330
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005330
Annotation
do not coordinate with DISEASES IN TWINS; note category: do not confuse with other "transfusion" concepts in MeSH
Scope Note
Passage of blood from one fetus to another via an arteriovenous communication or other shunt, in a monozygotic twin pregnancy. It results in anemia in one twin and polycythemia in the other. (Lee et al., Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology, 9th ed, p737-8)
Entry Term(s)
Cross-Transfusion, Intrauterine
Fetal Transfusion Syndrome
Fetofetal Transfusion Syndrome
Intrauterine Cross-Transfusion
Twin Transfusion
Twin Transfusion Syndrome
Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Anemia (1966-1967)
Infant, Newborn, Diseases (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2023/02/26
Fetofetal Transfusion Preferred
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