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Exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3609429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis (IPH) is a very rare disease in adults. Its occurrence in pregnancy has been described only once. A case of a 16-yr-old patient with an exacerbation of IPH during pregnancy resulting in intrauterine fetal death in the 28th week of gestation is described. The deterioration of the IPH is most probably related to the hemodynamic alterations which are at their maximum during the seventh month of pregnancy. Although rare, the case suggests that women with IPH should be followed carefully during pregnancy and, in the case of a deterioration in the patient's condition despite immunosuppressive therapy, termination of pregnancy should be considered.
Authors:
J Michaeli; A Kornberg; M Menashe; G Lugassy; P Mogle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1987 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-08-28     Completed Date:  1987-08-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Female
Fetal Death
Hemosiderosis / physiopathology*
Humans
Lung Diseases / physiopathology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / physiopathology*

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