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Elevated maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein levels in patients with subchorionic hematoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19883262     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Subchorionic hematoma might be associated with poor pregnancy outcome. Two intra cytoplasmic sperm injection pregnancies complicated with subchorionic hematoma were found to have elevated mid-trimester maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein levels. One of them had miscarriage at 16 weeks' gestation and the other delivered a healthy baby by cesarean section. The valid interpretation of triple test result might be complicated by subchorionic hematoma. Therefore, it is better not to order triple test in such cases to avoid unnecessarily provoking the anxiety of the couple.
Authors:
Banu Kumbak; Levent Sahin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-14     Completed Date:  2010-09-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  717-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Yeditepe University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul, Turkey. bkumbak@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chorion / pathology
Female
Hematoma / blood*,  complications
Humans
Mothers
Placenta Diseases / blood*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / blood*
Up-Regulation
Uterine Hemorrhage / blood
Young Adult
alpha-Fetoproteins / analysis*,  metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/alpha-Fetoproteins

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