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Combined Approach in a Large Placental Chorioangioma Case with Intratumoral Alcohol Injection, Cordocentesis, IU Transfusion, and Amnioreduction.
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PMID:  22432544     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Large placental chorioangiomas (LPCs) are rare complications of pregnancy and these tumors are associated with increased risk of pregnancy complications. We presented a LPC case at 25th week of gestation, complicated by polyhydramnios and preterm labor in which intratumoral alcohol injection was performed succesfully. Cordocentesis, fetal intrauterine transfusion, and amnioreduction were performed at the same session, as a combined approach. The safety of the procedure was shown by the lack of alcohol in the fetal cord blood sample. Intratumoral alcohol injection is a reliable and effective treatment modality in the management of LPCs and may be combined with other invasive procedures.
Cihangir Mutlu Ercan; Hakan Coksuer; Kazim Emre Karasahin; Ibrahim Alanbay; Iskender Baser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal and pediatric pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1551-3823     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230972     Medline TA:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty , Ankara , Turkey.
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