Document Detail

Developmental and Clinical Overview of Lithopaidion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24686335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Lithopaidion, or stone child, is generally a single rare asymptomatic formation that evolves from an undiagnosed and untreated advanced abdominal pregnancy. The dead fetus is retained in the maternal abdominal cavity, which causes calcification. In this paper, we review the literature on the epidemiology, etiopathogenesis and clinical features of lithopaidion and report a unique case of lithokelyphos in a patient with an ectopic fallopian pregnancy. We propose a model to unify the data. The new word 'lithopaidion' can be utilized instead of lithopedion. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Giuseppe Santoro; Antonio Simone Laganà; Emanuele Sturlese; Valentina Giacobbe; Annalisa Retto; Vittorio Palmara
Related Documents :
12236665 - Unintended pregnancy in a commercially insured population.
22292525 - Bovine lactoferrin in preventing preterm delivery associated with sterile inflammation ...
24382555 - Diagnosis and management of obstetrical antiphospholipid syndrome: where do we stand?
20461605 - The impact of uncertainty on decision making in prenatal consultations: obstetricians' ...
24118245 - Anorectal abscess during pregnancy.
1899135 - The significance of bleeding patterns in norplant implant users.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic and obstetric investigation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1423-002X     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-4-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7900587     Medline TA:  Gynecol Obstet Invest     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Multilevel Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Plate Fixation for Juvenile Unilateral Muscu...
Next Document:  Primary Strategies for HPV Infection and Cervical Cancer Prevention.