Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 287, Issue 5, pp 1049–1052 | Cite as

An achieved live birth following five-time serial stillbirth by serious Rh alloimmunization

Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West China Second HospitalSichuan UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Department of Ultrasound, West China Second HospitalSichuan UniversityChengduChina
  3. 3.Department of Transfusion, West China Second HospitalSichuan UniversityChengduChina

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