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twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (DOID:13576)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
neonatal anemia +     
anemia of prematurity 
Fetomaternal Transfusion 
kernicterus due to isoimmunization 
twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome  
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)

Exact Synonyms: Fetal Transfusion Syndromes ;   Fetal blood loss from fetal hemorrhage into co-twin ;   Fetal hemorrhage into co-twin ;   Fetofetal Transfusion Syndrome ;   Fetofetal Transfusion Syndromes ;   Fetofetal Transfusions ;   Intrauterine Cross Transfusion ;   Intrauterine Cross-Transfusions ;   Twin Transfusion ;   Twin Transfusion Syndrome ;   Twin Transfusions ;   Twin to twin transfusion ;   Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndromes ;   Twin-to-twin blood transfer ;   fetal transfusion syndrome ;   fetofetal transfusion ;   twin transfusion syndromes ;   twin twin transfusion syndrome
Primary IDs: MESH:D005330
Alternate IDs: RDO:0004619
Definition Sources: MESH:D005330

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