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Direct demonstration of iron in a term placenta in a case of beta-thalassemia major.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2929673     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Successful term pregnancy in homozygous beta-thalassemia is rare. A pregnant patient with thalassemia usually is found to have chronic anemia concurrent with tissue and circulatory iron overload. We have demonstrated and localized iron deposits in a term placenta of a patient with homozygous beta-thalassemia with the use of routine histochemical staining.
Authors:
A Birkenfeld; N Mordel; E Okon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  160     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-21     Completed Date:  1989-04-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  562-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Chorionic Villi / metabolism*
Female
Humans
Iron / metabolism*
Maternal-Fetal Exchange*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Thalassemia / metabolism*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7439-89-6/Iron
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Jun;162(6):1638-9   [PMID:  2360604 ]

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