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Clinical significance of ptyalism gravidarum.
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PMID:  23117249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to identify the clinical significance associated with ptyalism gravidarum in Japanese singleton pregnancies. METHODS: Data were collected from 22 patients complicated by ptyalism gravidarum whose symptoms continued until delivery and from 7,743 unaffected controls. RESULTS: The incidence of ptyalism gravidarum in the Japanese pregnant women was about 0.3 %. Using multiple logistic regressions, ptyalism gravidarum was associated with history of hyperemesis gravidarum (p < 0.01), neonatal male sex (p = 0.02) and small for gestational age infants (p = 0.04). CONCLUSIONS: Ptyalism gravidarum may be a distinctive condition leading to adverse perinatal outcomes.
Shunji Suzuki; Yukiko Fuse
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Japanese Red Cross Katsushika Maternity Hospital, 5-11-12 Tateishi, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, 124-0012, Japan,
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