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Lishner M - - 1998
A 35-year-old woman attending my clinic in the 20th week of pregnancy had a lump in her breast. Open biopsy revealed ductal carcinoma. Radical mastectomy with axillary lymph node biopsy showed three out of 10 nodes positive. What are the short- and long-term implications of chemotherapy during pregnancy? Patients with ...
Babbitt A M - - 1998
Individuals with back pain during or immediately after pregnancy are suspect for postpregnancy osteoporosis (PPO). These patients are often diagnosed late if at all. This case report was selected to illustrate the presentation of such patients. Common criteria include back pain, spine fractures, occurrence in late pregnancy or within 3 ...
Kovacić J - - 1998
Bell's palsy is a peripheral facial palsy of unknown etiology. During pregnancy, there is an increased incidence of idiopathic facial paralysis (Bell's palsy). Nevertheless, bilateral facial paralysis in pregnant woman is a rare phenomenon with only a few case reports in medical literature. We report on a patient with bilateral ...
Hagell P - - 1998
Pregnancy is rare in Parkinson's disease (PD). In the literature on studies of antiparkinsonian drugs in animals during pregnancy, there are reports on malformations of the skeletal and circulatory system. However, the majority of studies in animals have not shown any teratogenicity. Amantadine has been teratogenic in rats and selegiline ...
Bunyavejchevin S - - 1997
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a common tropical disease in Thailand that nowadays has an increasing incidence during adulthood. We managed three cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever during pregnancy which developed during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. We diagnosed dengue hemorrhagic fever during pregnancy with clinical pictures of fever, hemoconcentration ...
Luisiri P - - 1997
This report describes a case of severe limited Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) presenting in the third trimester of pregnancy with pansinusitis and necrotizing pneumonitis. The patient was treated successfully with a combination of corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide (CYC). The outcomes in the mother and the newborn were excellent. In a review of ...
Mahmood T - - 1997
Takayasu's arteritis is a rare non-specific obliterative panarteritis of unknown origin that occurs predominantly in young Asian and Oriental females of childbearing age and has been encountered in the UK. With the exception of a few large series from the Far East, much of the information on Takayasu's arteritis in ...
Uglow M G - - 1996
Only two cases have been reported of congenital dislocation of the hip in infants born after extrauterine pregnancies. We report a further two and discuss the management and the variable outcome. These cases seem to confirm that congenital dislocation of the hip is associated with moulding forces rather than being ...
Vaughan Jones S A - - 1996
We report two unusually florid cases of polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP) or pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, the first occurring in a triplet pregnancy, and the second with some clinical features more suggestive of pemphigoid gestationis (PG). The first case responded to treatment with moderately potent topical ...
Gard G B - - 1996
Rectal carcinoma is an uncommon malignancy in pregnancy. Described below is the case report of a patient with rectal carcinoma diagnosed in pregnancy. together with a review of the current literature. When rectal carcinoma is diagnosed at greater than 20 weeks' gestation the timing and mode of delivery became the ...
Berghella V - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Although several cases of pregnancies of traumatic spinal cord injury patients have been reported, to our knowledge, only one case has been reported detailing the perinatal outcome in a patient with preexisting transverse myelitis. CASE: The prenatal course and pregnancy outcome in two patients with preexisting transverse myelitis is ...
Martínez-Román S - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a rare, well-characterized complication of the puerperium constituting a cause of acute renal failure after an uncomplicated delivery. However, its presentation during pregnancy is unusual, with only four cases before the 20th week of gestation reported. CASE: A case of HUS occurred at 18 ...
VanWinter J T JT Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, - - 1996
Spontaneous pneumothorax rarely occurs during pregnancy. Only 22 nonmalignancy-related cases have been previously published. Herein we report a case of recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax during the third trimester of pregnancy that necessitated surgical intervention. At thoracotomy, a large bulla was excised from the lower lobe of the right lung; abrasive pleurodesis ...
Antonelli N M - - 1996
Cancer is an important cause of death in the United States in women of childbearing age. Approximately 1 per 1000 pregnant women will develop cancer. This review (Part II follows in this issue) examines the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of cancer during pregnancy; both in terms of the cancer's effect ...
Turan C - - 1996
Although syringoma of the eyelids and the cheeks are well known and defined, vulvar syringoma is a rare clinical variant of this benign eccrine tumor. A case of syringoma of the vulva exacerbated during pregnancies with regression in the periods in between is presented. Histopathological examination showed typical features of ...
Kovács A G - - 1996
Adenocarcinoma of the endometrium with intrauterine pregnancy is extremely rare. We report the case of a 35-year-old woman with endometrial cancer discovered in the 7th gestational week. A therapeutic abortion was performed and because of bleeding and spotting dilatation and curettage was done 10 days later. Histology revealed adenocarcinoma in ...
Cioffi F - - 1996
Although meningiomas of the spinal district are frequently found, first presentation of these growths during pregnancy is extremely rare. Few cases have been reported in the literature up to now. In a series of 122 spinal meningiomas operated-on at our institution over the period 1962-1994, first neurological symptoms and signs ...
Haws M J - - 1996
We report a successful replantation of an above-elbow amputated left arm in a 26-year-old female with a good, functional, long-term result. The patient was at 18 weeks estimated gestational age at the time of surgery. Major upper extremity replantation during pregnancy has not been previously described in the literature. Current ...
Goldwasser F - - 1995
We report a case of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) successfully treated with combination chemotherapy during pregnancy. The histological diagnosis was large-cell B-type NHL. Four courses of chemotherapy with epirubicin, vincristine and prednisolone were given before delivery. The patient is in complete remission and her baby, now four years old, has developed ...
Thacker J G - - 1995
Intracranial neoplasms presenting during pregnancy are uncommon. We report the case of a woman with a giant acoustic neuroma, presenting with hyperemesis gravidarum, and detail the surgical excision of the tumour during the third trimester. The case illustrates the unusual presentation and that such surgery can be performed safely without ...
Lau W Y - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Cancer in pregnancy is rare and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in pregnancy even rarer. The impact of pregnancy on the prognosis of patients with different types of cancer remains controversial. Reported cases of HCC in pregnancy are largely isolated and highly scattered. Thus, the effect of pregnancy on the prognosis ...
Cormio G - - 1995
Vasculitis syndromes rarely occur in association with pregnancy and usually have a poor prognosis. We report the case of a 32-year-old woman, affected by Churg-Strauss syndrome in complete remission at the time of conception, who completed a successful pregnancy. The patient did well except for a recurrence of allergic rhinitis ...
Benifla J L - - 1995
The authors report the case of a women who took retinoids (Roaccutan, isotretinoin) during the first trimester of pregnancy, and a therapeutic abortion was carried out. The interest in this case report lies in the determination of the concentration of isotretinoin and its metabolites (4-oxo-isotretinoin, and tretinoin) in fetal tissues, ...
Barkovich A J - - 1995
We report two cases of polymicrogyria in which maternal insults were well documented during the first half of the second trimester of pregnancy. The clinical histories, MR studies, and, in one patient, autopsy results were carefully reviewed, and the timing and nature of the injuries correlated with known developmental events ...
Wolf Y - - 1995
Gigantomastia, or Gravidic macromastia, during pregnancy is a diffuse increase in size of the breasts over and above their physiologic size. It is a rare disorder of undetermined etiology, that may be due to hormonal excess or to hypersensitivity of the target organ. The histologic appearance is of glandular hyperplasia ...
von Schoultz E - - 1995
PURPOSE AND METHODS: The prognostic influence of pregnancies 5 years before (n = 173) and after (n = 50) breast cancer diagnosis was investigated in 2,119 women less than 50 years of age with a primary operable breast cancer. The main end point was distant metastasis. Univariate and multivariate analyses ...
Konstantopoulos K - - 1995
We report a case of thalassaemia intermedia complicated during two consecutive pregnancies by two episodes of spastic paraparesis due to compression of the spinal cord by extramedullary paravertebral masses. The patient was successfully treated by hypertransfusion and local irradiation. Compression of vital organs by the extramedullary masses must always be ...
Iancu I - - 1995
The relationship between obsessive-compulsive disorder and pregnancy is reviewed in the light of recent reports concerning the frequent onset and exacerbation of obsessive-compulsive disorder during pregnancy. We present the case of a young woman who developed obsessive-compulsive disorder during a pregnancy and recovered completely after delivery. Five years afterwards she ...
Sakata H - - 1995
Interferon alfa is broadly accepted as treatment for multiple myeloma, but its potential teratogenicity and mutagenicity during pregnancy in the human are still in dispute. We report a case of successful delivery after interferon alfa therapy for multiple myeloma during the first trimester of pregnancy. We reviewed the cases of ...
Brossard J - - 1994
PURPOSE: Cancer in pregnancy is not uncommon, but cases of maternal malignancy involving the placenta or the fetus are much more rare. We report two additional cases. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We report one case of malignant melanoma discovered during pregnancy and found to have metastasized to the placenta. We also ...
Huang J C - - 1994
Spontaneous rupture of the liver associated with pregnancy is a rare and grave complication, usually occurring in preeclampsia or eclampsia. Two cases of ruptured subcapsular hematoma of the right liver during pregnancy are reported. The first case was a 19-year-old woman who had suffered from epigastralgia and absent fetal heart ...
Smulian J C - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Pyogenic granulomas are benign vascular lesions of the skin or mucous membranes. Oral lesions are believed to occur in up to 2% of pregnancies. To the best of our knowledge, non-oral lesions in pregnancy have not been reported in the obstetric literature. CASES: We report two cases of non-oral ...
Parry B R - - 1994
Rectal carcinoma presenting during pregnancy is rare with a reported incidence of 0.002%. Management of such an emotionally charged condition can be difficult, especially when the twin goals of curing the disease and preserving the pregnancy are divergent. Four cases of rectal carcinoma presenting during pregnancy are reported. In the ...
Sanders R C - - 1994
The classic features of osteogenesis imperfecta and campomelic dysplasia typically are so specific that these two forms of skeletal dysplasia are among the few that can be diagnosed in the second trimester of pregnancy. We report a series of seven examples of osteogenesis imperfecta and one example of campomelic dwarfism ...
Goldman G A - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: To study the nature of a condition called transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) in pregnancy. METHOD: Fifty-three cases of this syndrome of unknown etiology have been reviewed and an additional case has been added. RESULT AND CONCLUSION: TOH is characterized by hip joint pain during the 3rd trimester ...
Petrek J A - - 1994
Many more young breast cancer patients will be seeking medical advice about pregnancy, because oophorectomy is no longer performed adjuvantly, and more women are bearing children in later years. In the meager amount of literature on the topic, it has been observed that breast cancer patients who subsequently become pregnant ...
Gbolade B A - - 1994
Recurrent lower motor neurone facial paralysis in successive pregnancies is a rare phenomenon of which there are few case reports in the literature. There have been two previous reports of recurrent Bell's palsy in two and three successive pregnancies respectively, but it is felt that these should have more appropriately ...
Fine B A - - 1994
Less than 100 cases have been reported involving coexistent pregnancy and endometrial cancer of epithelial ovarian cancer. Only one case, histologically an endometrioid adenocarcinoma, demonstrated simultaneous involvement of endometrium and ovary. We report an additional case involving both uterus and ovary coexisting with pregnancy but of a serous papillary histology. ...
Pauzner R - - 1994
Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a rare multisystem disease of unknown etiology. We describe a woman with WG who relapsed twice during 2 pregnancies with appearance of tracheal stenosis. During the first pregnancy which ended with a delivery of a healthy baby, the subglottic stenosis responded to laser radiation and glucocorticosteroid ...
Goldberg J M - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Only five pregnancies have been reported after endometrial ablation by resectoscopic endometrial resection, for a rate of 0.7% on the basis of three series. CASE: Endometrial ablation was performed using a roller-ball electrode on a 37-year-old woman who had menorrhagia and dysmenorrhea. She subsequently conceived but experienced a missed ...
Lees C C - - 1994
This case report details of the presentation of a young woman in the first trimester of her pregnancy with lethargy, weakness, vomiting, pyrexia and lymphadenopathy. Extensive investigation revealed an advanced T cell lymphoma and only the second reported case in pregnancy to our knowledge. We discuss her management and subsequent ...
Pandit P B - - 1994
Although amantadine hydrochloride has been extensively used for the prevention of influenza A2, few data exist regarding its safety in pregnancy. We report the outcome of a pregnancy during which the mother was treated with amantadine in the first trimester. The infant, born at 29 weeks gestation, has tetralogy of ...
Olsson R - - 1993
The medical literature on pregnancy in primary biliary cirrhosis is restricted; it mostly dates from several decades ago and mostly reports a bad prognosis for the fetus as well as for the liver disease. We report experiences based on four pregnancies in three patients with primary biliary cirrhosis which are ...
O'Flynn P - - 1993
Vidian neurectomy has previously been reported as having a high success rate in alleviating secreto-motor rhinopathies. We report a prospective study of 24 consecutive patients who underwent transnasal vidian electrocoagulation. An overall improvement in symptoms was found in 59.1%. A worsening of overall nasal symptoms was complained of by 27.3%. ...
Lipton J H - - 1993
A case of successful pregnancy after BMT in a 24-year-old woman with ALL, conditioned with CY, L-asparaginase, methylprednisolone and total body irradiation (TBI) is reported. A second case of two spontaneously aborted pregnancies in a woman transplanted for ALL at the age of 29 years using CY and TBI conditioning ...
Fignon A - - 1993
A case report of delayed delivery of a quadruplet pregnancy is presented. This quadruplet pregnancy resulted from in-vitro fertilization. To our knowledge, this case represents the first report of quadruplets delivered on three separate days using the technique of delayed interval delivery. All infants survived and are healthy 2 years ...
Sunness J S - - 1993
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Fourteen cases of central serous chorioretinopathy in pregnancy had been reported before this study was conducted. These cases have suggested a nonwhite predominance. Subretinal fibrinous exudates have been seen in 90% of the patients, compared with fewer than 20% of patients in typical (nonpregnant) central serous chorioretinopathy. ...
Warnick R E - - 1993
The authors report an unusual case of a myxopapillary ependymoma arising from the lateral ventricle. The patient, a 37-year-old woman, developed recurrent symptoms including scotomata, disorientation, and headache during two successive pregnancies before the definitive diagnosis. The causes of this ependymoma variant and its relationship to pregnancy are discussed.
Tekkök I H - - 1993
A spinal tumor complicating pregnancy is a rare condition. A 25-year-old woman who became paraplegic during the 35th week of her second pregnancy presented during the postpartum period. She underwent two surgical interventions, and the cord compression caused by a T5 vertebral body hemangioma with laminar involvement and extradural extension ...
Ohashi K - - 1993
We report herein an extremely rare case of retroperitoneal neuroblastoma occurring in a mother during her third trimester of pregnancy. A live male infant was delivered by cesarean section at 36 weeks gestation and 23 days later, the mother's tumor was curatively resected. Six months have elapsed since her operation ...
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