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Initial presentation of Crohn's disease in pregnancy: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12626919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: This study evaluates the current morbidity and mortality of Crohn's disease presenting for the first time in pregnancy. METHODS: A review of the English-language literature was performed to collect all reported cases of Crohn's disease presenting in pregnancy. RESULTS: This review demonstrates a maternal mortality of 4 percent and morbidity of 40 percent and a fetal mortality of 38 percent, with 24 percent normal outcome of pregnancy. CONCLUSIONS: This study shows improved maternal and fetal outcome compared with earlier data.
Claudia E Goettler; Thomas A Stellato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-10     Completed Date:  2003-04-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  406-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Trauma Center, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abruptio Placentae / complications
Crohn Disease / diagnosis*,  mortality,  surgery
Digestive System Surgical Procedures / adverse effects,  methods
Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / etiology
Infant Mortality
Infant, Newborn
Maternal Mortality
Obstetric Labor, Premature / etiology
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis*,  mortality,  surgery
Pregnancy Outcome
Surgical Wound Infection

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