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Takano Tatsuro - - 2006
We report a 35-year-old woman with active acromegaly despite pituitary surgery and irradiation who received continuous octreotide LAR treatment for the control of GH excess until discovery of her pregnancy. The patient delivered a healthy boy following an uneventful pregnancy after discontinuing octreotide LAR as soon as possible at the ...
Lo Jenny S Y - - 2006
Endometrial ablation is an effective treatment for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. The incidence of pregnancy after endometrial destruction is low and is reported to be 0.7%. We report what is to the best of our knowledge the first case of pregnancy after microwave endometrial ablation and review the outcomes of 74 ...
Stein Susan R - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Klippel-Trenaunay-Type Syndrome (KTTS) is a rare congenital anomaly with variable expression and an unknown etiology characterized by capillary and venous malformations and hypertrophy of bone and soft tissue. Pregnancy has been rarely reported in patients with KTTS and since 1989 there have been only 13 case reports of pregnancy ...
Dahdah Maurice J - - 2006
Over the past several decades, many specific and nonspecific dermatoses of pregnancy have been described. The lack of a well-defined clinical and histological features as well as reproducibility in some of these entities has led to confusing reports in the literature. In this review article, an account of these nonspecific ...
Nieto Yago - - 2006
We report the case of a 35-year-old pregnant woman with inflammatory breast carcinoma initially treated with 5-fluorouracil/doxorubicin/cyclophosphamide beginning her 13th week of pregnancy. There was no noticeable shrinkage of the axillary or breast tumors after 4 cycles, at which point the patient accepted a treatment change to docetaxel. Four cycles ...
Talwar Nikhil - - 2006
Spontaneous perforations of the biliary tract are rare in adults and even more so during pregnancy. Perforation of the gall bladder is a potentially fatal complication of cholecystitis. The infrequency of perforation in the setting of calculous disease of the gall bladder is probably due to the thickened wall of ...
Stefanidis K - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumor growth on the nerves, skin changes and bone deformities, and it is reported to be associated with adverse perinatal outcome in pregnant women. CASE: We report a case of MRI investigation of a pregnant ...
Collin T W - - 2006
There are reports of patients having normal full term pregnancies following pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap breast reconstruction. These are individual cases and there is only limited published evidence to support the safety of pregnancy following surgery of this nature. Little is known about the effects of pregnancy ...
Perren Sonja - - 2005
One of the most frequently reported changes across the transition to parenthood is a decline in marital quality after the birth of a first baby. Experiences in the family of origin may influence the trajectory of marital quality. Our study aimed to investigate the impact of recollections of family-of-origin marriage ...
Debnath U K - - 2005
Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare, self-limiting syndrome characterized by hip pain in the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Conventional radiography shows demineralization of the femoral head. Diagnosis is confirmed by MRI scan. Over the course of a few months, the radiological abnormalities and the pain ...
Saif M Wasif - - 2005
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the 3 most common types of cancer in women, but CRC during pregnancy is rare, with a reported incidence of approximately 0.002%. Synchronous colon cancer during pregnancy presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for clinicians because there are no generally accepted guidelines regarding diagnosis ...
Jeng C-J - - 2005
Retroperitoneal liposarcoma in pregnancy is rare, and only a few cases of primary liposarcoma during pregnancy have been reported. To the best of our knowledge, there is no published report of retroperitoneal liposarcoma that was previously treated and recurred during pregnancy. Our patient was diagnosed with a pelvic mass on ...
Gaillac Nelly - - 2006
Legionella pneumophila pneumonia during pregnancy can have serious consequences for the mother and lead to fetal distress. We report a case of L. pneumophila pneumonia in a pregnant woman at 31 weeks gestation. With early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, the outcome was favorable with delivery of a healthy infant at ...
Cho C S CS Department of Neurosurgery, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan; Korea - - - 2005
There are a number of reports on cerebral aneurysmal ruptures during pregnancy. Although the cerebral aneurysmal rupture is quite rare during pregnancy, it leads to a high maternal mortality; which gives rise to a clinical significance. We have encountered a number of multiple cerebral aneurysms during pregnancy, and the ruptured ...
Fiore M - - 2005
Merck & Co., Inc. evaluates outcomes of the use of rizatriptan during pregnancy through a Pregnancy Registry in the United States (US) and spontaneous reports for pregnancies reported from sources outside the US. Review of the outcomes of 25 prospective pregnancy reports in the Pregnancy Registry and reports from other ...
Sebe A - - 2005
Little is known about snakebites during pregnancy and only a few cases have been reported in the literature. The fact that venomous snakebites during pregnancy result in high fetal wastage and may cause maternal mortality makes this an important, albeit, uncommonly encountered entity in emergency medicine. In this paper, we ...
Ogu R N - - 2005
HELLP Syndrome is a major disorder of the second half of pregnancy that is associated with high risk of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. HELLP is an acronym for Haemolysis, Elevated Liver enzyme levels and Low Platelet Count. As an obstetric complication, it is frequently misdiagnosed at the initial ...
Pasrija Shikha, Rana Ritu, ...
Autoimmune diseases are not found frequently with pregnancy in clinical practice. Polymyositis Dermatomyositis have a prevalence of 2.4-10.7/ 100,000 in general population. This is further low in pregnant women. It is associated with 57% perinatal morbidity and increased maternal and fetal mortality. Literature suggests that pregnancy outcomes are poorer if ...
Kloen Peter - - 2005
We present a case of operative treatment of an acetabular fracture in a pregnant patient in her third trimester. The natural fear of causing harm to the pregnancy or fetus is understandable in such situations, but should not lead to withholding appropriate care. Successful treatment of these rare cases is ...
Bollapragada Shrikant S - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To report a rare case of spontaneous pregnancy following bilateral salpingectomy. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Maternity unit at a district general hospital in the United Kingdom. PATIENT(S): A healthy 38-year-old woman with a history of bilateral salpingectomy. INTERVENTION(S): Ultrasound scan and serum beta hcG used to diagnose the pregnancy ...
Pagliano Pasquale - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is endemic in tropical and sub-tropical areas. Only anecdotal cases of VL in pregnancy are reported in the literature, although the disease is life-threatening for both mothers and infants. Here we report a small series of pregnant women with VL observed in the Neapolitan area over ...
Gojnic M - - 2005
The cause of stomach carcinoma is still unclear but a variety of possible factors are presently under investigation. The clinical signs of stomach carcinoma are deceitful, and the disease is mainly asymptomatic. The first symptoms are dyspeptic disturbances, the feeling of satiety after meals, belching, and loss of appetite. This ...
Shaw C - - 2005
Liver haematoma and rupture is a rare but potentially devastating complication of pregnancy. The majority of cases are associated with severe preeclampsia. We report a case of spontaneous hepatic rupture in a 39-year old woman following a normal pregnancy and delivery. Shoulder tip pain and serum haemoglobin of 6.8 prompted ...
Jamabo, RS; Department of ...
Pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PABC) is uncommon. Its management is sometimes controversial and may present ethical problems. This paper presents cases treated in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital from 1990 to 2002. The case records of patients treated for pregnancy-associated breast cancer were retrieved, studied and are presented with ...
Picolos Michalis K - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Severe hypercalcemia, a potentially life-threatening medical emergency, is rare in pregnancy. CASE: We report a 32-year-old woman presenting early in the second trimester with severe hypercalcemia (total calcium 22 mg/dL), alkalosis, and acute renal insufficiency resulting from excessive ingestion of calcium carbonate-containing antacid for gastroesophageal reflux. The patient was ...
Ogunleye Dele - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Vulvar carcinoma is rare in the premenopausal age group. The incidence during pregnancy is even more uncommon. To date, no cases of recurrent vulvar carcinoma in pregnancy have been reported. We describe the first case of recurrent vulvar carcinoma during the same pregnancy. CASE: A 36-year-old G5P4004 presented with ...
Lewis V J - - 2004
Rosacea fulminans is a rare condition with a female preponderance and unknown aetiology, characterized by the abrupt onset of papules, pustules and erythema affecting the face. Corticosteroids and isotretinoin are regarded as the two main therapeutic agents. We report a case associated with pregnancy, and discuss the therapeutic implications. This ...
Sarda, A. K.
The present case is a unique presentation of a patient who developed a small lump in her breast during her first pregnancy but it was only during her third pregnancy that it increased in size and became a huge fungating mass. Although, gigantic sizes of this pathologic entity have been ...
Romagnolo C - - 2004
Isolate factor X deficiency is an extremely rare clotting factor disorder inherited in autosomal recessive fashion and pregnancy in a homozygous patient is frequently complicated by recurrent miscarriage, uterine bleeding and premature labour. Eleven pregnancies in seven patients affected by FX deficiency have been reported in the literature. Two additional ...
Sarda Anil K, Kulshreshta ...
The present case is a unique presentation of a patient who developed a small lump in her breast during her first pregnancy but it was only during her third pregnancy that it increased in size and became a huge fungating mass. Although, gigantic sizes of this pathologic entity have been ...
Gupta P C - - 2004
Carotid aneurysms are rare, and pregnancy-related carotid aneurysms are rarer still. We report the case of an extracranial carotid aneurysm related to pregnancy. It was noted in the 20th week of gestation, and was uncomplicated. Surgery was successfully performed urgently to preempt embolism or rupture. The patient had a full-term ...
Kadioglu Mine - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Sibutramine is a drug used for the medical treatment of obesity. No data are available on sibutramine use in pregnancy. We report the fetal outcomes of two pregnant women exposed to sibutramine. CASES: The first woman was exposed to 10 mg/day of sibutramine during gestational weeks 4-6. The second ...
Sait Khalid H - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The objective was to determine the prevalence of non-gynecologic cancer in pregnancy and its maternal and fetal outcome in a single tertiary center in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. METHOD: Retrospective chart review was done of 54 patients with a diagnosis of non-gynecologic cancer in pregnancy at Dhahran ...
Phupong Vorapong - - 2004
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial disease that is uncommon during pregnancy. We report a case of a 33-year-old woman, G1P0, 29 weeks pregnancy who presented to hospital with high fever, chill and headache for two weeks. Her diagnosis of scrub typhus was confirmed by serum immunofluorescent assay. She was successfully ...
Garba, E. S.; Department ...
About 1-2% of breast cancers occur during pregnancy and lactation, and 7% of fertile women have one or more pregnancies after mastectomy for breast cancers. The high physiological activity of the breast in pregnancy causes the breast to be engorged. There is increased vascularity and lymphatic drainage from the pregnant ...
Le Ray Camille - - 2004
Mycophenolate mofetil has teratogenic properties in rats and rabbits. Previous human studies have reported an increased rate of fetal losses with its use. We report a case of major fetal malformations due to mycophenolate mofetil. The patient was treated with mycophenolate mofetil before conception and during the first trimester of ...
Pata Ozlem - - 2004
Polycythemia vera (PV) is rarely associated with pregnancy. A 34-year-old patient treated with hydroxyurea for PV became pregnant and was referred to our clinic. At the patient's request, pregnancy was continued. The patient's hematocrit level remained below 45% without any treatment throughout her pregnancy, and a healthy male infant (without ...
Chen Jergin - - 2004
PURPOSE: To determine whether the risk of secondary breast cancer after radiotherapy (RT) for Hodgkin's disease is greater among women who underwent RT around time of pregnancy. METHODS AND MATERIALS: The records of 382 women treated with RT for Hodgkin's disease were reviewed and divided into those who received RT ...
McLoone E M - - 2004
PURPOSE: To report a case of pregnancy-related papillophlebitis in a woman with an uncomplicated pregnancy and no identifiable coagulation defect. METHODS: Clinical evaluation and fundus photography. RESULTS: Spontaneous recovery occurred post-delivery without treatment. CONCLUSIONS: Venous thromboembolic events of the eye are a rare complication of pregnancy unless associated with toxemia. ...
Duran Bulent - - 2004
Resorcinol (1,3 benzenediol; m-dihydroxybenzene: resorcin) is a pharmaceutical agent used topically in dermatological treatments such as acne and related skin conditions. It could also be used in combination with the other acne treatment agents such as sulphur. It could be very hazardous if taken orally and there are limited reports ...
Guimerá Martín-Neda Francisco - - 2004
A variety of tumors develop or exacerbate during pregnancy and it is well known that a noticeable increase of eccrine activity occurs in this period. Eccrine poroma is a benign neoplasm that originates from the eccrine sweat gland. The development of this tumor during pregnancy is extremely infrequent. We report ...
Succo G - - 2003
Cancer is uncommon in pregnancy, occurring in approximately one out of 1000 pregnancies, although it has been noted that one out of 118 women diagnosed with cancer is pregnant at the time of diagnosis. In the last 10 years, two oropharyngeal carcinomas, (1 squamous cell carcinoma and 1 adenoid cystic ...
Cummins D L - - 2003
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is an IgA-mediated small vessel vasculitis which commonly involves the skin, gastrointestinal system and kidneys. Numerous HSP triggers have been identified, and pregnancy has been reported as an exacerbating factor. After a pregnant woman had been diagnosed as having new-onset HSP, we reviewed all cases of immunofluorescence-proven ...
Prasad Shilpanjal - - 2003
Pregnancy in patients on maintenance dialysis is rare, with few cases of successful live births reported in Australian women on dialysis at the time of conception. Increasing dialysis delivery may improve outcomes for both mother and foetus in this high-risk situation. We report a case of successful pregnancy outcome with ...
Cheung G W Y - - 2003
We report three cases of unsuspected pregnancy during hysterosalpingography (HSG) with different outcomes. In the first two cases, menstrual history was wrongly relied upon and no pregnancy tests had been performed. However, even with a negative pregnancy test carried out prior to the investigation, as in the third case, this ...
Kornischka Jürgen - - 2003
This case report describes the longstanding course of a delusion of pregnancy in a 51-year-old schizophrenic Ghanaian woman suffering from multiple symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. In addition to these symptoms, the patient was affected by multiple coenesthesias, ego disturbances and bizarre delusions of being influenced by external forces. A ...
Shukla Sanjay K - - 2003
Isolation of black-pigmented Corynebacterium species from human clinical samples has been reported, although rarely. Review of the medical literature revealed 3 reports of culture isolation of these unusual bacteria. All were recovered from the female genital tract, and 1 case was associated with spontaneous abortion. Genetic characterization of these isolates ...
Berghella Vincenzo - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Cancer presenting during pregnancy is a rare event. There are no reports of an unknown primary tumor presenting during pregnancy. CASE: A 35-year-old primigravida presented at 16 weeks' gestation with multiple cerebral infarcts. After a negative workup she was discharged on anticoagulation therapy, only to return at 29 weeks ...
Landy Helain J - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is an unusual condition resulting from upper body venous congestion. Little has been written about this condition and pregnancy. CASE: Despite concerns about cardiopulmonary decompensation from the hemodynamic changes of pregnancy, gestation proceeded uneventfully in a woman with SVCS. CONCLUSION: Pregnancy can be well ...
Chiò Adriano - - 2003
Pregnancy in women with ALS is rare and is generally considered a potentially dangerous event. We describe four ALS cases associated with pregnancy, together with a review of the literature. Three of the four women described developed ALS during pregnancy. In three cases a normal delivery was performed, with a ...
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