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Body stalk anomaly associated with maternal cocaine abuse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7991508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of body stalk anomaly diagnosed prenatally by ultrasound during the 24th week of pregnancy in a cocaine abusing mother is presented. Accurate visualization of the fetal organs was difficult due to the severe oligohydramnios caused by premature rupture of membranes, probably related to the cocaine use. The sonographic findings were an omphalocoele, fetal attachment to the placenta, kyphoscoliosis, and absence of a floating umbilical cord. The prenatal diagnosis of the syndrome and the possible relationship with cocaine abuse are discussed.
Authors:
J M Martinez; A Fortuny; C Comas; B Puerto; A Borrell; M Palacio; O Coll
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prenatal diagnosis     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0197-3851     ISO Abbreviation:  Prenat. Diagn.     Publication Date:  1994 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-01-12     Completed Date:  1995-01-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106540     Medline TA:  Prenat Diagn     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  669-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Muscles / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography*
Adult
Cocaine*
Female
Fetal Membranes, Premature Rupture
Hernia, Umbilical / ultrasonography
Humans
Kyphosis / ultrasonography
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Substance-Related Disorders / complications*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-36-2/Cocaine

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