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Partial Exchange Transfusion in Neonatal Polycythemia

Specialty:

Clinical Laboratory
Pedatrics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Polycythemia in a neonate may be associated with cyanosis, cardiomegaly and/or congestive heart failure. The goal of partial exchange transfusion is to reduce the red blood cell mass to a level not causing symptoms.

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