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Intestinal atresia occurring in association with placental fetal thrombotic vasculopathy: a case report with literature review.
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PMID:  22989172     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Fetal thrombotic vasculopathy (FTV) is a thromboocclusive disorder of the placenta which has been reported in association with perinatal conditions such as cardiac abnormalities, neurological injury and perinatal liver disease. These complications are related to fetal circulation vascular compromise. We herein report a previously undocumented association of congenital intestinal atresia and placental FTV. Vascular occlusion of the fetal mesenteric vessels has been hypothesized to result in congenital intestinal atresia. Our report provides support for this vascular hypothesis, and illustrates the value of formal pathological examination of the placenta in explaining this occurrence of congenital intestinal atresia.
Authors:
Derrick W Q Lian; Joyce C M Lam; Aye Chan L Aung; Faye X Z Li; Kenneth T E Chang
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1093-5266     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Dev. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9809673     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dev Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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