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Hyperreactio luteinalis in a woman with high-risk factors. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12621799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Hyperreactio luteinalis is a rare condition characterized by multicystic and bilateral ovarian enlargement associated with high maternal human chorionic gonadotropin serum levels. CASE: A case of spontaneous twin pregnancy, polycystic kidney and thyrotoxicosis was treated conservatively. CONCLUSION: In this case, hyperreactio luteinalis was associated with twin pregnancy in a woman with preexisting renal failure. The association of other endocrinopathies, such as hyperthyroidism and diabetes mellitus, creates a clinical problem that could be quite hazardous in pregnancy if this association is not detected.
Maria Elisabetta Coccia; Lucia Pasquini; Cino Comparetto; Gianfranco Scarselli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  2003 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-07     Completed Date:  2003-06-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  127-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gynecology, Perinatology and Human Reproduction, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section
Follow-Up Studies
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome / complications,  diagnosis*
Polycystic Kidney Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis*
Pregnancy Outcome*
Pregnancy, High-Risk
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Prenatal Care
Thyrotoxicosis / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / methods

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