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IgG replacement therapy for primary hypogammaglobulinaemia during pregnancy: report of 9 pregnancies in 4 patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2317569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the cases of four pregnant women with primary hypogammaglobulinaemia, who received intramuscular, intravenous or no replacement therapy with IgG in late pregnancy, and review the literature. Intravenous replacement administered to the mother during pregnancy produces adequate serum IgG levels in the neonate, and should be the treatment of choice in this situation.
P E Williams; C L Leen; A D Heppleston; P L Yap
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Blut     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0006-5242     ISO Abbreviation:  Blut     Publication Date:  1990 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-10     Completed Date:  1990-05-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173401     Medline TA:  Blut     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  198-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
Blood Transfusion Centre, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Agammaglobulinemia / therapy*
Immunoglobulin G / administration & dosage,  metabolism,  therapeutic use*
Infant, Newborn
Injections, Intramuscular
Injections, Intravenous
Maternal-Fetal Exchange
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G

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