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Fetal heart block, anti-SSA and anti-SSB antibodies. Association with intra-uterine growth retardation, fetal death and lupus anticoagulant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3129899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of complete fetal heart block associated with intra-uterine growth retardation, SSA- and SSB-antibodies is presented. The fetus died in utero. Autopsy revealed damage to the fetal cardiac conducting system together with severe placental fibrosis and recent infarctions. These findings and a slightly prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time indicated also the presence of the lupus anticoagulant.
J A Steier; L A Akslen; O Flesland; K Askvik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-31     Completed Date:  1988-05-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  737-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gade Institute, University of Bergen, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Antinuclear / analysis*
Blood Coagulation Factors / analysis,  immunology*
Calcinosis / complications,  immunology
Fetal Death / etiology,  immunology*
Fetal Diseases / immunology
Fetal Growth Retardation / complications,  immunology*
Heart Block / complications,  immunology*
Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Antinuclear; 0/Blood Coagulation Factors; 0/Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor; 0/SS-A antibodies; 0/SS-B antibodies

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