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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 ...
Kulkarni J N - - 1992
We herein report a rare case of an asymptomatic bladder mass seen during pregnancy in a young woman. A hypogastric mass was detected at antenatal checkup in the 7th month of pregnancy. The mass increased in size as the pregnancy went to term. Three months after normal delivery, she underwent ...
Humayun M - - 1992
Among the pathologic findings affecting the eye during pregnancy, microvascular abnormalities affecting both choroidal and retinal circulation have been reported in cases of complicated pregnancy. We report a case of papillophlebitis and arteriolar occlusion in a pregnant woman without any complications throughout her pregnancy. The patient was placed on glucocorticoids ...
Barni S - - 1992
The simultaneous occurrence of breast cancer and pregnancy is rare. Little data are available about cytostatic treatment in patients with breast cancer during pregnancy. We report on a 31-year-old woman with a 28-week pregnancy and a T3 N+ Mx breast cancer treated with weekly doxorubicin chemotherapy. This was a well ...
Liddicoat A J - - 1992
The diagnostic use of ionizing radiation during pregnancy is to be avoided whenever possible due to the risk to the unborn child. However, vomiting presenting after the first trimester of pregnancy is unusual, and if severe or persistent, requires investigation. We present a case where reluctance to expose the fetus ...
Gadallah M F - - 1992
Both conception and successful completion of pregnancy are rare occurrences in female patients on chronic renal replacement therapy. Only a handful of successful pregnancies and deliveries have been reported in patients receiving hemodialysis (HD). Even less common are reports of successful pregnancy and delivery in patients receiving chronic ambulatory peritoneal ...
Peleg D - - 1992
A 23 year old woman, who was known to be in remission from thymic carcinoma, presented in her first trimester. She had previously been treated with radiation and chemotherapy. Her pregnancy was complicated by fever and contractions at 30 weeks and ended with the birth of a live preterm male ...
Baughan C A - - 1992
We report a case of microinvasive adenocarcinoma of the endocervix in a lady anxious for a family. Intracavitary radiotherapy using a specially designed 125-I bearing applicator allowed radical treatment of the endocervix whilst sparing the endometrium and ovaries and preserving fertility. The patient remains well and disease free following a ...
Woods J B - - 1992
Although rare during pregnancy, colorectal carcinoma is one of the leading three types of cancer in women. In the medical literature, there are only 28 reports of carcinoma of the colon above the rectum concurrent with pregnancy. During the last 8 years in our community, four pregnant women have received ...
Waldor M - - 1992
To our knowledge, we report the first case of in utero infection in humans due to Pasteurella multocida in the first trimester of pregnancy. After antibiotic therapy was initiated, the mother recovered rapidly from bacteremia but the fetus was spontaneously aborted. Pathological examination of the fetus and placenta revealed acute ...
Soudre G - - 1992
We report the case of a dichorionic and diamniotic pregnancy with the unique feature of an early ultrasound diagnosis of a 4-week size difference, which persisted throughout pregnancy. At birth, the twins had a 1-month difference in physical and neurological maturity. We believe that only the phenomenon of a superfetation ...
Weir B K - - 1991
The pregnant state has an apparently stimulatory effect on the tendency for aneurysms to grow. A patient is reported whose symptomatic aneurysm was clipped during pregnancy. The small amount of residual aneurysm underwent remarkable continued growth during the last trimester of the pregnancy. The implications for management of such cases ...
Kroll D - - 1991
Fibrolamellar carcinoma of the liver is a rare tumor that has not been previously reported to occur during pregnancy. A 22-year-old, pregnant Arab woman with documented fibrolamellar carcinoma of the liver was followed at our high-risk pregnancy unit. Despite the severity of the disease, the pregnancy and delivery were uneventful.
Hurley T J - - 1991
Landry Guillain-Barré Strohl syndrome complicating pregnancy is a rare occurrence, with only 31 cases previously reported in the obstetric literature. Cytomegalovirus as a potential etiologic agent has been documented in only two of these cases. In the past, symptomatic treatment of pregnant patients with severe and progressive symptoms has been ...
Fields C L - - 1991
A 23-year-old woman who presented in the 17th week of her third intrauterine pregnancy was diagnosed as having active Wegener's granulomatosis. Therapy, consisting of corticosteroids, cyclophosphamide and hemodialysis, was instituted and maintained until delivery. Although Wegener's granulomatosis complicated by pregnancy has been reported previously, this is the first reported patient ...
Broussard R C - - 1991
Varicella pneumonia during pregnancy carries a significant mortality for both mother and fetus. The antiviral drug, acyclovir, appears to have decreased mortality in reported cases. We present a case report and review of the literature summarizing the experience to date with acyclovir in the treatment of varicella pneumonia during pregnancy.
Moore D H - - 1991
Two women presenting with invasive squamous cell cancer of the vulva during pregnancy are reported. The first patient was successfully treated by radical vulvectomy 2 weeks after cesarean section delivery; the second patient died of disseminated cancer despite radical vulvectomy and postoperative radiation therapy. In the second case the diagnosis ...
Fenster L - - 1991
Reporting consistency was examined in a case-control study of spontaneous abortion in Santa Clara County, California. Each case (n = 100) and two pregnant controls (n = 200), frequency-matched by last menstrual period, were interviewed twice: first after the case's spontaneous abortion (on average, 24 weeks after the last menstrual ...
Goldberg I - - 1991
A rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma in a 31-year-old woman is reported. The diagnosis was made at 16 weeks of pregnancy when very high levels of alpha-feto-protein were found upon routine examination. The pregnancy was terminated and cytostatic therapy was given. The patient died one year later.
Talerman A - - 1990
The first case (to the authors' knowledge) is reported of a true hermaphrodite with bilateral ovotestes, bilateral gonadoblastomas and dysgerminomas, a 46, XX/46,XY karyotype, and a successful pregnancy. The true hermaphroditism was diagnosed during infancy. The patient was subsequently found to have a gonadoblastoma and a microscopic dysgerminoma in the ...
Ekblad U - - 1990
Two case reports on carcinoma of the stomach associated with pregnancy are presented. In both cases, the main symptoms were persisting hyperemesis, nausea and weight loss. Both mothers succumbed within a year after their pregnancy, but the infants born by Cesarean section are doing well. The diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties ...
Lafreniere R - - 1990
Five cases of bloody nipple discharge during pregnancy without associated breast masses were seen over the past 3 years by the author. Because of the reported association of breast cancer with bloody nipple discharge, close follow-up of these women at monthly intervals during pregnancy and trimonthly during the postpartum period ...
Nies B M - - 1990
A case of pancreatitis associated with type I primary hyperlipoproteinemia in pregnancy is reported, with a review of the literature. There have been 11 cases of hyperlipidemic pancreatitis during pregnancy reported in the English literature since 1956. This case is the first report of adult respiratory distress syndrome complicating hyperlipidemic ...
Williams P E - - 1990
We report the cases of four pregnant women with primary hypogammaglobulinaemia, who received intramuscular, intravenous or no replacement therapy with IgG in late pregnancy, and review the literature. Intravenous replacement administered to the mother during pregnancy produces adequate serum IgG levels in the neonate, and should be the treatment of ...
Vest J M - - 1990
We report on 2 successful cases of ureteroscopic stone manipulation during pregnancy using the rigid ureteroscope. These 2 cases are reported to show the utility of this technique when applied to low ureteral stones presenting in third trimester of pregnancy. We believe this technique is safe, both for the mother ...
Allen J C - - 1990
Sigmoid volvulus is uncommon in the U.K. and more so in pregnancy. A case of sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy with a rare successful conclusion by conservative management is described and discussed, with a review of the literature. Sigmoid volvulus in the U.K. accounts for only 0.9% of all cases of ...
Frank J B - - 1990
A psychiatrist's pregnancy creates different problems and opportunities, depending upon the professional role(s) that she occupies. In previous reports, authors have described the impact of a psychiatrist's pregnancy in private or subordinate roles such as therapist (Lax 1969; Nadelson et al. 1974), resident (Butts and Cavenar 1979), or supervisee (Baum ...
Kuller J A - - 1990
To our knowledge, this is the first case of vulvar leiomyosarcoma occurring during pregnancy to be reported. The neoplasm was resected immediately after a term vaginal delivery. A wide local excision of the vulva with bilateral superficial inguinal node sampling was performed 6 weeks post partum. Four previous cases of ...
Gertz H J HJ Institut für Neuropathologie, Universitätsklinikum - - 1990
Reported in this paper is a case of a fetus delivered in the 24th week of pregnancy whose intracranial space was found to be almost totally filled up by a choroid plexus papilloma. Co-expression of vimentin and cytokeratin 8, 18 of the epithelium was immunocytochemically observed, as had been also ...
Brismar G - - 1989
A case of bilateral exudative retinal detachment associated with otherwise normal pregnancy is presented. Similar cases, but associated with toxemia of pregnancy from the literature are discussed. As far as we know, this is first reported case where bilateral exudative retinal detachment presented in a normal pregnancy and the re-attachment ...
Michels V V - - 1989
Craniofrontonasal dysostosis (CFND) is an inherited disorder previously referred to as craniofrontonasal dysplasia. However, there is no evidence of tissue dysplasia and, therefore, the term dysostosis has been substituted. The disorder is characterized by frontonasal dysostosis, coronal craniostenosis, and the variable presence of other skeletal defects, including short webbed neck, ...
Kowall J - - 1989
A case of severe obstructive sleep apnea developing during pregnancy is reported. A 27-year-old primigravida was well until the sixth month of pregnancy, when she developed loud snoring and excessive daytime sleepiness. Polysomnography was performed at 36 weeks' gestation and revealed severe obstructive sleep apnea. The patient was treated successfully ...
Sadat-Ali M - - 1989
Two cases of malignant bone tumours in pregnancy are reported. The optimum management is not clearly defined due to the rarity of the condition and limited individual experience. Our patients delivered healthy babies without any signs of maternal malignant disease. Cancer chemotherapy was instituted during the postmortem period. Pregnancy did ...
Smith V C - - 1989
Marfan's syndrome in a pregnant woman appears to be particularly hazardous because of the increased risk of aortic rupture. The first reported case report of replacement of the ascending aorta in a pregnant woman with a successful outcome for mother and fetus is presented. The literature is reviewed with regard ...
Garner P R - - 1989
The incidence of insulinoma in pregnancy is unknown. All of the eight previously reported cases presented in the first trimester with hypoglycemic episodes. We report a case of a 24-year-old multigravida who presented with hypoglycemic coma after delivery. We discuss the possible protective role of pregnancy counter-regulatory hormones in keeping ...
van Rensburg L C LC Department of Surgery, University of Stellenbosch, Parowvallei, - - 1989
The coincidence of phaeochromocytoma and pregnancy is rare and potentially lethal. Three cases are reported; in 2 the fetus had died before the patient presented. With early diagnosis and appropriate treatment there should be no maternal mortality, and the fetal mortality rate should be reduced to less than 20%.
Nir A - - 1989
Pregnancy is rarely encountered in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis. Ten pregnancies in nine patients have been reported in the literature. All five pregnancies that continued beyond the 31st week had increasing jaundice during late pregnancy. We describe a case of primary biliary cirrhosis with symptomatic onset at age 19, ...
Bergh P A - - 1988
Hemipelvectomy is a most radical attempt at cure of malignant tumors of the pelvis and the upper portion of the femur. Pregnancy following this severely mutilating operation is rare. Despite the considerable loss of pelvic support patients do remarkably well. A case of pregnancy following hemipelvectomy is presented and represents ...
Andrews E B - - 1988
Observational epidemiologic methods are being used to evaluate the safety of acyclovir in pregnancy. An essential component of this research is the establishment of a baseline expectation of pregnancy outcomes among women with herpes not receiving acyclovir. Continuing studies will be described in this report. To supplement these structured studies, ...
Higgins R V - - 1988
Primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy is an uncommon event, with approximately 100 reported cases in the literature. Two cases illustrate the common problems in diagnosing this disease in pregnancy and indicate that surgery should be considered the primary modality of treatment. These two are the 24th and 25th cases of surgery ...
Laing V B - - 1988
We report two patients who had a bullous eruption limited to the lower extremities when first seen by us. Clinically the eruption resembled limited bullous pemphigoid. In both patients the onset of the eruption was associated with ibuprofen therapy, and lesions promptly resolved after discontinuing the ibuprofen. This type of ...
Samuels P - - 1988
With the introduction of silicone indwelling cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts in the 1960s, the prognosis for children with hydrocephalus changed dramatically. These individuals are leading normal and productive lives today. Many women with CSF shunts are not entering the childbearing years. Previously, only 13 cases of pregnancy occurring in patients ...
Kitchen P R - - 1987
Although breast cancer is a rare event in pregnancy, the consequences of a delay in its detection and of late-stage disease are tragic for the young woman who presents in her childbearing years. Therefore, all pregnant women with breast problems should undergo a careful assessment. Pregnancy is not a contraindication ...
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